How to Make a Brown Derby Cocktail

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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

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!
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Course: Cocktail
Cuisine: Cocktail
Keyword: Bourbon
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Total Time: 2 minutes
Servings: 1 person


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


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