The Exacta

Here's a great Derby day cocktail from Cardinal Spirits head bartender Chris Resnick.
May 03, 2016


Fill a tall collins glass with ice and top with ginger beer and a mint sprig

Ginger beer options are numerous - we like Barritt's and Q brands.

Honey syrup is just a 1:1:1 ratio of honey, sugar, and water. For example, use a saucepan and heat up 1/2 cup each of honey, table sugar, and water.

Ginger Peach tea options - these are widely available at local groceries:

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  • 1 1/2oz ginger-peach tea infused Cardinal Spirits White Oak Whiskey (or other whiskey)
  • 1/2oz fresh lime juice
  • 1/2oz honey syrup
  • Fresh Mint for garnish
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