Brown Derby

  • Serves

    makes 1 cocktail


Named for the famous hat-shaped restaurant, this was the signature drink at LA's 1930s Vendome Club. This recipe first appeared in our October 2011 issue, along with Rebecca Barry's article Whiskey Rebellion.


  • 1 oz. bourbon
  • 1 oz. fresh grapefruit juice
  • 1 12 tsp. honey mixed with 1 1/2 tsp. warm water


Step 1

Mix bourbon, juice, and honey mixture in a shaker with ice; shake to chill. Strain into champagne coupe.

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