2 ounces Bourbon (Dickel, Makers, or Bulleit)
0.5 ounce simple syrup
2 sprigs of Mint
Muddle sprig of mint in bottom of a highball glass with sugar syrup. Add bourbon and fill with crushed ice. Swirl with bar spoon until outside of the glass frosts. Garnish with mint sprig.
The Belmont Breeze*
Official drink of the Belmont Stakes
Created in 1997 by Dale DeGroff'
1.5 oz. Bourbon (Dickel, Makers, or Bulleit)
0.5 oz. Dry Sack Sherry
0.5 oz. fresh lemon juice
1 oz. fresh orange juice
1 dash Dale’s Pimento Bitters
4 mint leaves and 1 mint sprig
1 orange zest
Assemble first six ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice and shake well. Strain into chilled cocktail glass, garnish with orange peel and mint sprig.
*Dale DeGroff created this in 2013 in honor of
Rosie Napravnik, first female jockey to ride all
three legs of the Triple Crown.
1.5 oz (30ml) Hendrick's Gin
1.5 oz (30ml) Lillet Rouge
0.5 oz (15ml) Fresh lemon/lime Juice
0.25 oz (8ml) simple Syrup (1 to 1 ratio)
2 dashes Dale's Pimento Bitters™
Place all ingredients in a cocktail
shaker with ice and shake well.
Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
Garnish with an edible flower.