The Woodford Spire

We’ve got a Woodford Spire recipe for your Kentucky Derby celebrations this year! Made with Woodford Reserve, the official bourbon of the Kentucky Derby, the spire is that perfect mix of sweet, sour and smoky spice for day drinking. Plus, you can hear about Julie’s experiences at the derby, which the hometown Louisville lady has been hitting up for years. If you’re watching the derby with the whole family, swap out Woodford Reserve for Iced Tea in the recipe.


Step 1: Add 1.5 oz of Woodford Reserve.

Step 2: Add 2 oz of lemonade.

Step 3: Add 1 oz of cranberry juice.

Step 4: Stir your ingredients.

Step 5: Fill 3/4 of a glass with crushed ice.

Step 6: Pour over ice.

Step 7: Garnish with a lemon twist.


  • 1.5 oz Woodford Reserve
  • 2 oz Lemonade
  • 1 oz Cranberry juice
  • Ice
  • Lemon for garnish