Derby & Thurby Recipes

Enjoy crafting these iconic Kentucky Derby cocktails! Shake it up at home, tag us in your creations! @liquorlab


The Oaks Lily


1 1/2 oz Vodka

1/2 oz Triple Sec

1/2 oz Simple Syrup

1/2 oz Lemon Juice

2 oz Cranberry Juice

1 Physalis Garnish

Add all ingredients (except Physalis) to shaker. Add ice. Shake vigorously for 10-20 seconds. Strain into coupe glass. Enjoy!


Rose Julep


1 1/2 oz Bourbon

1/2 oz Rose-Infused Syrup

5 Mint Leaves

1 Rose Petal / Mint Sprig Garnish

Rose-Infused Syrup:

7oz water per gram of rose petals

• Heat water and add rose petals to steep. Do NOT boil.

• Combine and mix 1 part brewed rose petal tea with 1 part sugar (1:1)

Add bourbon, rose-infused syrup, mint leaves to Julep cup. Swizzle. Top with crushed ice. Garnish with rose and mint sprig - and enjoy!


Oliver Lewis Old Fashioned


1 1/2 oz Bourbon

1/8 oz Demerara Syrup

1 bar spoon of Lapsang Tea

2 Dashes Black Walnut Bitters

1 Citrus Peel Rose

Add ingredients (except bitters, citrus peel rose) into mixing glass and stir with cubed ice. Strain into a rocks glass over ice. Top with bitters, garnish with citrus peel rose - and enjoy!

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