Woodford Reserve Has the Perfect Kentucky Derby Cocktails: Get the Recipes

Woodford Tea Punch Is Perfect Kentucky Derby Cocktail: Get the Recipe
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The countdown to the Kentucky Derby is on — and Us Weekly has the perfect batch cocktails for entertaining a large group on Derby day.

The Woodford Spire is made with Woodford Reserve whiskey, the presenting sponsor and official bourbon of the 145th Kentucky Derby.

WOODFORD SPIRE
1.5 parts Woodford Reserve
2 parts Lemonade
1 part cranberry juice
Crushed Ice
Lemon peel for a lemon twist to garnish

Directions: In a glass mix Woodford Reserve, lemonade and Cranberry juice with a bar spoon. Add liquid mixture into a copper cup, add crushed ice to the top of the glass & serve with a lemon twist.

Woodford Tea Punch Is Perfect Kentucky Derby Cocktail: Get the Recipe
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The Woodford Tea Punch, which is inspired by southern actress Reese Witherspoon, is another great option for the Saturday, May 2, event.

WOODFORD RESERVE TEA PUNCH
3oz. Unsweetened Tea
1.5oz. Strawberry Lemonade
1.5oz. Orange Juice
2.oz Woodford Reserve Distiller’s Select

Directions: Pour over ice in a tea cup! Garnish with a mint sprig and a cinnamon stick.

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