Bourbon Derby Kiss

By Chantal Payette & Katrina Johns - recipe & food styling

Photos By Shannon Ross

bourbon derby kiss

Are your kisses sweet or sour?  Grapefruit juice, paired with a rich bourbon, and topped with a sweet syrup makes your evening cocktail dynamic affair. (Serves 1)


  • 1 oz. bourbon
  • ⅓ cup grapefruit juice
  • ½ oz. simple syrup
  • 4 ice cubes
  • 1 can of soda water
  • 1 thyme sprig
  • 1 grapefruit, sliced and cut into quarters


In a rocks glass, add bourbon, grapefruit juice and simple syrup.

Top with ice cubes, and fill with soda water.

Garnish with thyme and grapefruit slice.

NOTE: Clear Life does not advocate or encourage the abuse of alcoholic beverages. Please drink responsibly and with moderation.