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Video: Kentucky Derby drinks

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updated 4/28/2009 11:35:02 AM ET 2009-04-28T15:35:02

Recipe: Belmont over ice

Ingredients
  • 4 tablespoons vodka
  • 3 tablespoons club soda
  • 1 tablespoon peach schnapps
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice
Preparation

Serve on the rocks. Garnish with an orange slice.

Recipe: Black-eyed Susan

Ingredients
  • 3 tablespoons clear rum
  • 3 tablespoons club soda
  • 1 tablespoon citrus liquor
  • 1 tablespoon pineapple juice
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice
Preparation

Serve ingredients on the rocks. Garnish with a lemon.

Recipe: Gin julep

Ingredients
  • 4 tablespoons gin
  • 4 tablespoons club soda
  • 8 mint leaves
  • 2 teaspoons honey (put in microwave/heat for 10 seconds)
  • 1/2 cup crushed ice (use blender)
Preparation

Serve over crushed ice (use blender).

Recipe: Skinnygirl margarita

Ingredients
  • 2 oz. of clear premium tequila (count 1, 2 while you pour, no need to measure)
  • Tiny splash of orange liquor
  • Juice of 4 fresh lime wedges
  • Splash of Grand Marnier or BOLS Triple Sec
Preparation

Serve on the rocks.

Recipe: American 'virgin'

Ingredients
  • 2 oz. peach juice
  • 2 oz. club soda
  • Splash of orange juice
  • Splash of lemonade
Preparation

Garnish with lemon (to make this a cocktail, just substitute peach vodka for peach juice). Serve on the rocks.

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