Black-Eyed Susan 2017

The official drink of the 2017 Preakness Stakes:  a bright, refreshing cocktail named for Maryland’s state flower.

Black-Eyed Susan

Course Cocktail
Cuisine East
Keyword Maryland

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces Makers Mark bourbon
  • 1 ounce ​DeKuyper Peachtree schnapps
  • 2 ounces Effen vodka
  • 4 ounces orange juice
  • 4 ounces sour mix
  • Garnish: orange slice and cherry

Instructions

  1. Add all ingredients (except garnishes) into a cocktail shaker filled with ice and shake well.

  2. Strain over crushed ice into two tall glasses. Garnish with an orange slice and maraschino cherry.

Recipe Notes

We found the original recipe for this Black-Eyed Susan a little to sweet and cloying, so reduced the original amount of peach schnapps by half.

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