How to Make a Brown Derby Cocktail

How to Make a Brown Derby Cocktail has the Loon whipping up a really delicious libation that is perfect for sipping and enjoying the taste of a good quality.  bourbon.

How to Make Brown Derby recipe

The ingredients are simple and straightforward but there is a reason this is such a classic cocktail from the golden Hollywood era! Perfect for sipping. Put on a classic MGM movie and whip yourself up a good ole Brown Derby Cocktail, and you will be very happy!

Brown Derby Cocktail recipe

How to Make a Brown Derby Cocktail recipe

How to Make a Brown Derby Cocktail

Course: Cocktail
Cuisine: Cocktail
Keyword: Bourbon
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Total Time: 2 minutes
Servings: 1 person
Author: Wesley Loon, Adapted from the classic recipe
A Brown Derby Cocktail is steeped in history from the golden era of Hollywood. And boy, oh boy, is it delicious. Get yourself a good quality bourbon, and you'll love this libation as you sip on it!


  • 2 oz bourbon a show and a half
  • 1 oz fresh grapefruit juice
  • 1 tsp honey
  • Lemon twist for garnish


  1. Place ice into cocktail shaker.
  2. Add bourbon, juice, and honey and shake vigorously until chilled.
  3. Strain into martini glass.
  4. Garnish with lemon twist.

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