Derby Cocktail



There's a gin, bourbon, brandy and blended whiskey version of this drink and the only thing that changes across the board is the base spirit. Three versions of a vintage classic? Count me in!

Cuisine American
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 3 minutes
Servings 1 Dangerous person


  • 1.5 oz Blended Whiskey
  • .5 oz Sweet Vermouth
  • .5 oz Cointreau
  • .5 oz Lime Juice For god sakes make it fresh
  • 1 sprig Mint


  1. Pack a shaker with ice until it's absolutely brimming with the diamond-like glint of solid-liquid

  2. Add blended whiskey

  3. Add sweet vermouth

  4. Add Cointreau

  5. Add the freshest god damn lime juice you can find

  6. Shake the shaker until your biceps are bulging and strain into an old-fashioned glass and add ice