MORNING BULL: New Holiday – DERBY DE MAYO – Complete with Drink Recipes

George, Mo & Cowboy Dave combine some of George’s past (Kentucky) with the present (Houston) and Invent a New Holiday “Derby De Mayo”

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(photo By Dan Dry – Courtesy of Tim Laird)

and of course we celebrating with drinks from Tim Laird – America’s CEO (Chief Entertaining Officer).

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(photo By Dan Dry – Courtesy of Tim Laird)

Recipes for Mint Julep and Sangarita are included – sit back, sip and enjoy!!

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(Photo by Dan Dry – Courtesy Of Tim Laird)

RECIPES:  Mint Juleps for Many

In a tall glass with ice, add:

2 ounces Woodford Reserve bourbon

1 ounce Mint Simple Syrup

Crushed ice

Add a sipping straw and garnish with a large mint sprig.

 

To make the mint simple syrup:

1 part water

1 part sugar

1 part loosely-packed fresh mint leaves

In a saucepan, combine the water and sugar.  Bring to a boil, stirring to dissolve the sugar.  When the water is clear and the sugar is dissolved, remove from the heat and stir in the mint leaves.  Let steep for 20 minutes.  Strain into a glass container and store in the refrigerator.  Note:  You can adjust the sweetness of the drink by adding more or less of the Mint Simple Syrup.  The Mint Simple Syrup is also a great addition to iced tea.

 

Sangarita

The Sangarita is a refreshing twist on a Sangria and a Margarita.

In a rocks glass with ice, add:

1½ ounces El Jimador silver tequila

1½ ounces Finest Call Red Sangria Mixer

2 ounces cranberry juice

Squeeze of lime

Stir and garnish with lime wedge.

 

Pitcher Recipe

12 ounces El Jimador silver tequila

12 ounces Finest Call Red Sangria Mixer

16 ounces cranberry juice

Juice ½ lime

Makes 8, 5-ounces cocktails

 

Batch Recipe for 128 ounce dispenser with ice using 96 ounces of liquid

28 ounces El Jimador silver tequila

28 ounces Finest Call Red Sangria Mixer

38 ounces cranberry juice

2 ounces fresh lime juice

Makes just over 19, 5-ounce cocktails

– The Morning Bull

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