Derby Cooler Cocktail

The Derby Cooler is a refreshing citrus cocktail with immense flavor. Containing two different alcohols, three different juices (if you count grenadine), and a nice orange garnish, this cocktail is sure to help you relax on a hot summer day; if you are at the races or not. Flavors of orange and lemon dominate this cocktail, it has a faint aroma of orange as well. Check the recipe video out, or use the written recipe below to make your own Derby Cooler Cocktail!


Items Needed:

  • Shaker
  • 1oz and 2oz shot glasses
  • Juicer (if using fresh juices)
  • Chilled Cocktail Glasses


  • 2oz Bourbon
  • 2oz White Rum
  • 2oz Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice
  • 1oz Fresh Squeezed Lemon Juice
  • Homemade Grenadine
  • Orange Slices
  • Crushed Ice


  1. Build the Alcohols and Juices into a shaker with ice and shake vigorously
  2. Empty the water from the chilled glasses and fill with crushed ice
  3. Strain the drink over the crushed ice and add orange slice garnish
  4. Enjoy!


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