This Kentucky Derby Day, celebrate with the drink Kentucky is known for– Bourbon! Add this southern tipple to your cocktails, to your food, and to something sweet– and celebrate Derby Day Kentucky-style!
It’s almost here– the Southern race that inspires ladies all around the country to don big hats and sun dresses. And fellas, go grab those linen suits– it’s time for the Kentucky Derby!! Every year, the Derby is held on the first Saturday in May. Whether you plan on watching the few minutes of horse-racing excitement in person at Churchill Downs, or from afar, this Triple Crown kick-off is a fabulous reason to celebrate!
This Derby Day, as the horses race down the track– celebrate with Kentucky’s most famous export (except, possibly– fried chicken)— Bourbon! This southern spirit has a wonderfully distinctive flavor, is free from additives (including added sugar!), and 95% of the world’s bourbon is made– that’s right– in Kentucky! Practice your southern drawl, taste test some bourbon, and whip up some of these deliciously boozy treats!
Will you be watching the race? Let me know in the comments!
Want to learn more about bourbon? Check out the Bourbon Trail!