Derby has been rescheduled this coming weekend along with the Labor Day holiday. So you can “bet” on Jeptha Creed an authentic farm to table Kentucky Distillery to assist you on making Derby Viewing cocktails that will still be wonderful to enjoy this Labor Day holiday. Mike Stone of Jeptha Creed Distillery shows us some classic simple cocktails that will have you racing through this weekend.
- 2 oz Jeptha Creed 4 Grain Straight Bourbon
- 1 oz Simple Syrup
- Mint Sprigs
Muddle mint leaves with simple syrup and crushed ice, pour in Bourbon stir add additional crushed ice. Garnish with mint leaves
Oaks Lily Cocktail
- 1 oz Jeptha Creed Original Vodka
- ½ oz Fresh Lemon Juice
- ½ oz Simple Syrup fresh
- 3 oz Cranberry Juice
- Splash of Orange Liqueur
Combine all ingredients in a shaker and add ice. Shake until cold, strain into a tall glass filled with crushed ice. Garnish with a lemon wedge and blackberry skewer.
- 2 oz Jeptha Creed Blueberry Flavored Vodka
- 1 oz Mint Simple Syrup
- 1 oz Lime Juice
- 2 Mint Sprig
Top with Lemon Lime sparkling
Add all ingredients into a shaker tin and muddle mint sprig. Add ice to shaker and shake vigorously. Strain shaker into a tall glass with ice and then top with lemon lime sparkling. Give a gentle stir and garnish with mint sprig.
You can learn more about Jeptha Creed on their website.
There are a lot of firsts happening at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino this summer.
Rachel McLaughlin, production manager, Indiana Grand Racing & Casino joined us today to share some of the changes they’re experiencing right now.
For the first and possibly only time the Indiana Derby is a points qualifying race for the Kentucky Derby. This is a huge deal!
The race will happen on Wednesday July 8th at 2:20 p.m. on WNDY, instead of its typical Saturday evening date and time.
There will be a limited capacity in effect per guidelines from the State of Indiana and the IHRC.
Face masks are encouraged at all times and required while indoors unless consuming food or beverages.
No smoking is allowed inside the building, including the first floor OTB. The first floor OTB is open to all ages.
The Family Pavilion will remain closed except for restroom access.
For more information visit the Indiana Grand website.
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