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The Tropical Jewel Cocktail

Celebrate horseracing season with this twist on the classic bourbon libation

This refreshing and fruity bourbon cocktail is the perfect accompaniment to the season’s horse races.

This recipe is courtesy of Alexandria Shytsman at The New Baguette


  • 1 1/2 Ounce bourbon, such as Maker’s Mark
  • 1 1/2 Ounce pineapple juice
  • 3/4 Ounces Aperol
  • 3/4 Ounces lemon juice
  • Maraschino cherry, to garnish


In a cocktail shaker filled with ice combine bourbon, pineapple juice, Aperol, and lemon juice. Shake until shaker becomes cold and frosty. Pour into a tumbler filled with ice and garnish with a cherry.