Mint Juleps are the drink of choice for the Kentucky Derby. Learn how to make one and the other Triple Crown drinks below.
Mint Juleps are the drink of choice for the Kentucky Derby. Learn how to make one and the other Triple Crown drinks below.

The Triple Crown of horse racing is known for it’s three jewels…and it’s three drinks. This morning we are learning how to make the original drinks for each race.

We’ve done the Mint Julep for the Kentucky Derby tomorrow, we also talked about the Black-Eyed Susan for the preakness and the Belmont Breeze for the Belmont.

Want to make these drinks at home for yourself? Check out the recipes here.

Mint Julep for the Kentucky Derby

Ingredients

1 oz sugar

2 oz Woodford Reserve Whisky

Sprigs of fresh mint

Crushed ice

Black-Eyed Susan for Preakness

Ingredients

3 / 4 oz 42 Below Vodka

1 - 1 /4 oz Early Times Kentucky Whisky

3 oz sweet & sour mix

2 oz orange juice

Garnish with orange slice, cherry & stirrer

Belmont Breeze for Belmont

ingredients

1 1/2 ounces of a good American blended whiskey

3/4 ounces Harveys Bristol Cream Sherry

1/2 ounce of fresh lemon juice

1 ounce of simple syrup

1 1/2 ounces fresh orange juice

1 1/2 ounces cranberry juice

1 ounce 7-Up

1 ounce Club Soda