The race is on! The stakes might be high this Kentucky Derby (5.5), but it’s a victory for all when you celebrate with winning drinks. Enter Angry Orchard Rosé, the official hard cider of the 144th Kentucky Derby. Whether you’re watching trackside or at home, Angry Orchard Rosé delivers a crisp and refreshing way to impress your guests from start to finish.
To host the ultimate Derby experience, pick up a six-pack Angry Orchard Rosé, for a light and refreshing drink. If you’re feeling creative, try whipping up the classic mint julep cocktail with a Rosé Cider spin. Crafted by Angry Orchard mixologist partner Jeremy Oertel, the Rosé Cider Julep is a taste of the south with a crisp and apple-forward cider twist.
Rosé Cider Julep
4-5 oz Angry Orchard Rose Cider
0.5 oz Bourbon
0.5 oz Creme de Cassis
0.5 oz Simple Syrup
6-8 Mint Leaves
Muddle mint in the bottom of a Julep Tin.
Add the rest of the ingredients and then fill the Julep Tin with crushed ice.
Garnish with a lavish mint bouquet.
Courtesy of Angry Orchard.