Like most things, the Kentucky Derby is a little different this year due to the pandemic. After being delayed, it will run at Churchill Downs Saturday with no fans in attendance.
But fans can still get a taste of the Kentucky Derby thanks to watch parties and cocktails from Jeptha Creed Distillery.
Jeptha Creed Derby Cocktails featured in the segment
- 2 oz Jeptha Creed 4 Grain Straight Bourbon
- 1 oz Simple Syrup
- Mint Sprigs
Muddle mint leaves with simple syrup and crushed ice, pour in bourbon stir add additional crushed ice. Garnish with mint leaves
Oaks Lily Cocktail
- 1 oz Jeptha Creed Original Vodka
- ½ oz Fresh Lemon Juice
- ½ oz Simple Syrup fresh
- 3 oz Cranberry Juice
- Splash of Orange Liqueur
Combine all ingredients in a shaker and add ice. Shake until cold, strain into a tall glass filled with crushed ice. Garnish with a lemon wedge and blackberry skewer.
- 2 oz Jeptha Creed Blueberry Flavored Vodka
- 1 oz Mint Simple Syrup
- 1 oz Lime Juice
- 2 Mint Sprig
Top with Lemon Lime sparkling
Add all ingredients into a shaker tin and muddle mint sprig. Add ice to shaker and shake vigorously. Strain shaker into a tall glass with ice and then top with lemon lime sparkling. Give a gentle stir and garnish with mint sprig.