The most thrilling five minutes in sports returns Saturday, May 7th, 2016 at the 142nd Kentucky Derby races.

Each year, the most extraordinary horses, trainers, and jockeys in horse racing will converge at Churchill Downs for the most prestigious event of the year. The competitors will be joined by horse racing enthusiasts and fans watching from the infield and stands, and toasting to the winners with BACARDÍ rum.

This year, BACARDÍ rum is bringing one of their epic House Parties to the Kentucky Derby in the festive infield. The BACARDÍ House Party will be the most memorable party of the weekend. BACARDÍ is creating a house installation complete with BACARDÍ Punches, games like horseshoes in the yard, and a graffiti artist progressively turning the house into a giant work of street art. Mix up these BACARDÍ punches for your own Kentucky Derby festivities.

Red Rum Punch, cocktail recipes

Red Rum Punch

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BACARDÍ Red Rum Punch

(Single Serving)

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 parts BACARDÍ Raspberry
  • 1 1/2 parts BACARDÍ Limon
  • 1 1/2 parts BACARDÍ Superior
  • 1 part Grenadine
  • 4 parts Sweet & Sour
  • 1 part Cranberry Juice

Preparation: Pour all ingredients into a mixing glass and fill with ice. Cap with a tin and shake. Strain into a serving glass filled with ice. Garnish with a mint sprig and lemon wedge.


Citrus Party Punch, cocktail recipes

Citrus Party Punch

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BACARDÍ Citrus Party Punch

(Single Serving)

Ingredients:

  • 1 part BACARDÍ Grapefruit
  • 1 part BACARDÍ Limon
  • 2 parts Orange Juice
  • 1 part Grapefruit Juice
  • 2 Lime Wedges

Preparation: Pour all ingredients into a serving glass filled with ice. Squeeze lime wedges into drink. Stir with a bar spoon. Garnish with an orange slice.