Derby Day Drinks from the Official Vodka of the Derby & DownsEdit Post
Contributed by on Apr 28, 2019
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The countdown to the Kentucky Derby is on and what better way to celebrate than with refreshing cocktails from the official vodka sponsor? Finlandia brings you the perfect batch of classic sips and alternative concoctions to entertain a group during Derby day. With recipes for everyone, Finlandia has exciting and delicious cocktails such as The Finlandia Oaks Lily(Official Drink) or the Finnish Line to celebrate the most exciting two minutes in sports. Whether you’re in attendance or at home watching on the big screen, be a part of the fun with Finlandia drinks.
The original Oaks Lily cocktail recipe was created by Brown-Forman in 2006 and debuted at the 132nd Kentucky Oaks, Finlandia Vodka is reclaiming its tradition and legacy as the first signature vodka drink of the Kentucky Oaks, America’s premier race for three-year old fillies.
Emulating the mantle of Stargazer Lilies draped across the winning filly of each year’s Kentucky Oaks race, the Oaks Lily cocktail is a vibrant celebration of one of the oldest continuously contested sporting event held at its original site since conception, along with the Kentucky Derby. Featuring premium Finlandia Classic Vodka and luminous pink color, the signature drink is the perfect accessory to the fashion and allure of the Kentucky Oaks and Kentucky Derby
The Finlandia Oaks Lily® ~ The Official Drink of the Kentucky Oaks
- 1 ¼ oz. Finlandia Classic Vodka
- 1 oz. Sweet and Sour Mix
- ¼ oz. Triple Sec
- 3 oz. Cranberry Juice
Combine ingredients over crushed ice in an Official Oaks Lily souvenir glass. Garnish with a fresh blackberry and lemon peel.
The Finnish Line
- 1 ¼ oz. Finlandia Grapefruit Vodka
- 4 oz. Sparkling Grapefruit Water
- Grapefruit Slice
Combine ingredients over crushed ice. Garnish with a grapefruit slice.
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