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Triple Crown drinks: How to make each race's official drink
Mint Juleps are the drink of choice for the Kentucky Derby. Learn how to make one and the other Triple Crown drinks below.
May 4th, 2012
08:47 AM ET

Triple Crown drinks: How to make each race's official drink

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
1 oz sugar
2 oz Woodford Reserve Whisky
Sprigs of fresh mint
Crushed ice

Black-Eyed Susan for Preakness
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
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

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