Brown Derby Cocktail

from The Craft of the Cocktail

  • 2 ounces Bourbon Whiskey
  • 1 ounce Grapefruit Juice
  • .5 ounce Honey Syrup

Shake well with ice and strain into a cocktail glass.

This cocktail is from the Vendome Club, Hollywood, 1930, and is named after the famous hat-shaped restaurant on Wilshire Boulevard that opened in 1926. The restaurant is gone, but the hat still stands.