The Derby

About the Derby


The Derby is a southern style IBA Official Cocktail. This recipe is best enjoyed on a cool summer evening or with a light dinner. The refreshing juniper flavor of gin and mint combined with peach bitters creates a sweet yet smooth taste.

Ingredients in the Derby

  • 2 oz. Gin
  • 1/2 oz. Peach Bitters
  • 2 Mint Leaves for garnish

How to Make the Derby

Pour Gin and Peach Bitters into mixing glass with ice. Stir until well chilled and strain into martini glass. Garnish with fresh mint.

Cocktail Profile

  • Rating:       3.5 Stars
  • Served:      Neat
  • Strength:  Strong
  • Difficulty: Simple
  • Flavor:       Strong

Picture credit to Patrick Truby.