Grab your biggest hat and nearest cocktail shaker: this year鈥檚 official聽Kentucky Derby聽drinks have arrived. Keep reading for the recipes for the Woodford Spire, a citrusy bourbon libation聽concocted聽with聽fresh lemonade, cranberry juice, and a dash of bitters developed by Woodford Reserve聽master distiller, Chris Morris; and the聽Ros茅 Cider Julep, developed by NY-based mixologist Jeremy Oertel and made with the official hard cider of the 144th Kentucky Derby,聽Angry Orchard Ros茅.

The Woodford Spire

(Serves 1)

Ingredients:

Instructions:

  1. Start with a full cup of ice.
  2. Stir all ingredients together and garnish with a lemon peel.

Ros茅 Cider Julep

(Serves 1)

Ingredients:

Instructions:

  1. Muddle the mint in the bottom of a julep tin.
  2. Add the rest of the ingredients and then fill the julep tin with crushed ice.
  3. Garnish with a lavish mint bouquet.

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(Photos via Woodford Reserve聽and聽Angry Orchard)