Kentucky Derby 2019 Drinks of The Day

The Kentucky Derby is a magical time full of horse-racing, bourbon, fascinators, bourbon, oh yeah and more bourbon!

Each day this week we are #blessed with our fair share of mint juleps and Kentucky Derby drinks to celebrate the season! Here are our drinks of the day!

Monday:

Julep of The Day: Vanilla Rose Ale

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz Old Forester 86 Proof
  • 0.75 oz Vanilla Bean Rose Syrup*
  • 1 dropper Old Forester Hummingbird Bitters
  • 8-10 Mint Leaves

Combine ingredients in mixing glass. Muddle leaves. Strain liquid over crushed ice. Swizzle with bar spoon. Garnish with mint, powdered sugar, and micro rose.

Drink of The Day: $1,000 Mint Julep

Tuesday: 

Julep of The Day: Miso Coffee Julep

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz Old Forester 100 Proof
  • 0.75 oz Miso Coffee Syrup**
  • 1 dropper Old Forester Bohemian Bitters
  • 8-10 Mint Leaves

Combine ingredients in mixing glass. Muddle leaves. Strain liquid over crushed ice. Swizzle with bar spoon. Garnish with mint, crystalized ginger and Enoki mushrooms.

Drink of The Day: Woodford Spire

Ingredients:

  • 1½ ounces Woodford Reserve bourbon
  • 2 ounces lemonade
  • 1 ounce cranberry juice
  • Lemon twist, for garnish

Combine the bourbon, lemonade, and cranberry juice in a rocks glass filled with ice. Stir the mixture, garnish with the lemon twist, and serve.

Wednesday: 

Julep of The Day: Birch Beer Julep

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz Old Forester Rye 100 Proof
  • 0.75 oz Birch Beer Syrup***
  • 1 dropper Old Forester Smoked Cinnamon Bitters
  • 8-10 Mint Leaves

Combine ingredients in mixing glass. Muddle leaves. Strain liquid over crushed ice. Swizzle with bar spoon. Garnish with mint, candied lemon peel, and rootbeer candy stick.

Drink of The Day: Mocktail

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Thursday:

Julep of The Day: Old Fashioned Julep

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz Old Forester 100 Proof
  • 0.75 oz Perfect Old Fashioned Syrup
  • 8-10 Mint Leaves

Combine ingredients in mixing glass. Muddle leaves. Strain liquid over crushed ice in double old fashioned glass. Swizzle with bar spoon. Garnish with mint, orange and lemon peels.

Drink of The Day: Perfect Old Fashion

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz Old Forester Signature 100 Proof
  • 0.5 oz Old Forester Perfect Old Fashioned Syrup

Combine ingredients in mixing glass. Stir with ice. Strain over large ice cube in double old fashioned glass. Garnish with lemon and orange peel.

Friday:

Julep of The Day: Rye Julep

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz Old Forester Rye 100 Proof
  • 0.75 oz Old Forester Oleo-Saccharum
  • 8-10 Mint Leaves
  • 3 mint sprigs, dill sprig, dehydrated lemon wheel (for garnish)

Combine first three ingredients in mixing glass. Muddle leaves. Strain liquid over crushed ice. Swizzle with bar spoon. Garnish with mint, dill, and dehydrated lemon wheel.

Drink of The Day: Finlandia Oaks Lily


Ingredients:

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