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Jun. 15th, 2010

Three O Reinvents Cocktails for the Races

Food & Spirits: This year, not only big hats were on display at the Kentucky Derby. Three-O Vodka has taken the opportunity to put fresh spins on some favorite racing cocktails, perfect for any summer occasion. Check out these recipes as alternatives to the Kentucky Derby's famed $1,000 Dollar Mint Julep, perfect for an after-party or at-home enjoyment.

Mint Julep Martini
1 oz orange liqueur
2 oz of Kentucky bourbon
Splash of Three-O Vanilla Vodka
Splash of clear cr?me de menthe
Shake all ingredients with ice, stain into martini glass. Garnish with an orange peel.

The Belmont Breeze
? oz Three-O Citrus Vodka
1 oz bourbon
? oz fresh lemon juice
2 oz cranberry juice
Splash of fresh orange juice
5 mint leaves
Shake all ingredients with pour over ice into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with fresh mint.

Black Eyed Susan Martini
1 oz Three-O Naked Vodka
1 oz light rum
? oz Triple Sec
1 oz of fresh squeezed orange
3 oz pineapple juice
Shake all ingredients with ice, strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with a lime wheel.

The Triple Crown Cocktail
1 oz Bourbon
1 oz Three-O Rangtang
1 oz orange juice
1 tsp powered sugar
Shake all ingredients in a shaker with ice cubes and strain into a glass over ice. Garnish with an orange slice and cherry.
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