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Over the Cherry Moon Cocktails for the Kentucky Derby

Saturday May 5, 2012

With this weekend's Kentucky Derby nearly upon us, here are some helpful cocktail recipes from Grey Goose vodka perfect for home entertaining.

This year's Kentucky Derby coincides with the launch of Grey Goose Cherry Noir, a masterful blend of Grey Goose vodka and the finest cherries handpicked in French Basque Country.

Grey Goose will be showcasing this new flavor to guests in attendance at the Kentucky Derby.

In celebration of the highly anticipated occasion, Grey Goose has created delightful Derby-inspired cocktails: the Grey Goose Cherry Lane and the Grey Goose Cherry Moon.

Below are the recipes for these specialty Kentucky Derby cocktails.

GREY GOOSE® Cherry Lane

?1 ½ parts GREY GOOSE® Cherry Noir
¾ parts BÉNÉDICTINE® Liqueur
1 ½ parts Lemon
¾ parts Simple Syrup
1 dash Bitters

Mix all ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice and shake vigorously.
Strain into a martini cocktail glass and garnish with cherries on a cocktail pick.

GREY GOOSE® Cherry Moon

1 ½ parts GREY GOOSE® Cherry Noir
3 ½ parts Lemon Lime soda
½ part Grenadine

Fill glass slightly above rim with cubed ice.
Pour ingredients in order listed to 1/2 inch from top of glass and stir.
Add soda straw and garnish with a cherry.



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