From the Kentucky Derby to the Belmont Stakes to the Preakness, the horse-racing events every May are a wonderful way to celebrate springtime. Enjoy a julep or something new, and cheer on the horse with the weirdest name.
- The Kentucky Mule cocktail incorporates bourbon and ginger beer.
- Use your own honey whiskey to make a sweet honey mint julep.
- Sweet and tart, the Belmont Jewel cocktail is a ruby cocktail that represents the Belmont Stakes.
- The official flower of the Preakness is the black-eyed Susan, and its namesake cocktail is worth trying all summer long.