Brown Derby

About The Brown Derby Cocktail

The classic bourbon Brown Derby cocktail is named for the eponymous hat-shaped Los Angeles diner. It’s both sweet and sour with a hefty dose of grapefruit juice and a touch of honey syrup. Try this recipe now to find out what all the hype is about.

Ingredients in the The Brown Derby Cocktail

1.5 oz
1 oz
Fresh grapefruit juice
.5 oz
Honey syrup*


How to make The Brown Derby Cocktail

Add all the ingredients to a shaker and fill with ice.

Shake, and strain into a cocktail glass.

Garnish with a grapefruit wedge or twist.

Other Information

Watch top bartender Dominic Venegas mix up this classic in our How to Cocktail video.

Cocktail Profile

Cocktail Type:

Brown Derby - Bourbon Cocktail

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