Belmont Breeze - Official
Toast of the Champion
Belmont Breeze is the official drink of the Belmont Stakes.
Created by New York's premiere beverage authority Dale DeGroff,
the profile of the Belmont Breeze comes from the colonial
recipe: one of sour, two of sweet, three of strong and four of
The ingredients are:
1 1/2 ounces of a good American blended whiskey
3/4 ounces Harveys Bristol Cream Sherry
1/2 ounce of fresh lemon juice
1 ounce of simple syrup
(1 ounce of sweet and sour mix may be substituted for the lemon
juice and simple syrup)
1 1/2 ounces fresh orange juice
1 1/2 ounces cranberry juice
1 ounce 7-Up
1 ounce Club Soda
Shake first six ingredients with ice, then top with 7-Up and
club soda. Garnish with mint sprig and lemon wedge.
Enjoy the races and drink in moderation, or enjoy the drinks
and race in moderation!
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