Maple Brown Derby
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Maple Brown Derby
Cocktail recipe

Rating

2.9 / 5
The Maple Brown Derby is a twist on the classic Brown Derby cocktail, which is traditionally made with bourbon, grapefruit juice, and honey syrup. In this variation, maple syrup is ... more The Maple Brown Derby is a twist on the classic Brown Derby cocktail, which is traditionally made with bourbon, grapefruit juice, and honey syrup. In this variation, maple syrup is used to add a rich, autumnal sweetness that complements the tartness of the fresh grapefruit juice. The addition of bourbon provides a smooth and warming essence, with its notes of caramel and vanilla, while a dash of Angostura bitters lends a subtle spice and depth to the drink. This cocktail is typically served in a cocktail glass and is favored for its balance of sweet and sour with an underlying warmth, making it especially enjoyable in cooler months or as an evening drink.
Base ingredient
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Bourbon
Garnish
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Lemon
Alcohol content
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7.27% | 1.2 units *

Cocktail glass

Ingredients

oz
ml
cl
Grapefruit Juice cocktail ingredient
Grapefruit Juice
120ml 4.06oz 12cl
Angostura Bitters cocktail ingredient
Angostura Bitters
Dash Dash Dash
Maple Syrup cocktail ingredient
Maple Syrup
15ml ½oz 1.5cl
Bourbon cocktail ingredient
Bourbon
30ml 1oz 3cl

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Method

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Combine all the ingredients in a shaker with ice and shake well
Straining into a chilled cocktail glass, garnish with a lemon slice and serve

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