Sip Like Royal-tea at the Races

From millionaire’s row to the grandstand, watching the horses race during derby season is one of those great Southern traditions that require a delicious drink in hand in order to be done right. As proud sponsors of the Kentucky Derby Festival’s Royal Court, Luzianne is providing “royal tea” and scholarships for the Festival Princesses plus a lineup of delicious tea drink recipes that can be served at race-day parties everywhere. Select your winners, and they’re sure to be loved right out of the gate!

Green Tea Julep

Green Tea Julep Kentucky Derby Recipe
Green tea adds color and a hint of flavor to a classic Southern bourbon cocktail made famous by the great horse racing traditions of America.

Raspberry Royal Tea

Recipe Raspberry Royal tea
This drink couldn’t be easier to make at home, and it’s perfect for porch, patio or the grandstand at the races. For more of a “mule” vibe, spike it with a splash of vodka.

Sweet Tea Honey Fizz

Recipe Sweet Tea Honey Fizz
A mocktail recipe that’s perfect for a hot day at the races or any festive occasion. For a boozy derby season version, spike it with bourbon.

Sip for the Roses

Recipe Run for the Roses
This delicious cocktail has a rosy blush color and spicy, bourbon-spiked strawberry flavor. Garnish with fresh mint and strawberry slices.

Frozen Sweet Tea Mint Julep

Recipe Frozen Sweet Tea Julep
For cheering on your favorite horse, this slushy mint julep is a twist on a race-day classic, made with sweet tea and a just-right bourbon bite.