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 Brown Derby Cocktail
- 1.5 oz Bourbon
- 1 oz Fresh grapefruit juice
- .5 oz Honey syrup (1 part honey, 1 part water)
Garnish: Grapefruit wedge or twist
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.
Watch top San Francisco bartender Dominic Venegas mix up this classic in our How to Cocktail video.