The Kentucky Derby, held annually at the end of the two-week long Kentucky Derby Festival, is considered the “most exciting two minutes in sports” and celebrates its 138th year this Saturday. Whether you’re into horses, into betting or just love a good, old-fashioned race, this year we’ve got some awesome choices to make sure the fun keeps going well past the two-minute mark.
- Kentucky Apple Sour — this sweet, little cocktail is straight from our DIY Cocktails book!
- Kentucky Champagne Cocktail — nothing says celebration quite like a fizzy, champagne drink.
- Mint Julep — not only a classic recipe, but the official cocktail of the whole damn Derby!
- The Regal Ransom Cocktail — named after a former contender, this bourbon drink is sure to be a winner.