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Brown Derby Cocktail

Brown Derby Bourbon Heritage Month

A simple mix featuring Bourbon, grapefruit and honey.

Named for the restaurants that were a centerpiece of mid-20th century LA, the Brown Derby cocktail has become a familiar mix at bars across the country.


  • 2 oz. bourbon
  • 1 oz. grapefruit juice
  • ½ oz. rich honey syrup (3:1)
  • Tools:shaker, strainer
  • Glass:cocktail


Shake ingredients with ice until chilled, then strain into a chilled glass.

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