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How to Make the Oaks Lily

Oaks Lily

Oaks Lily

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

The Oaks Lily is the official cocktail if the other big horse race in Louisville, Kentucky: the Kentucky Oaks! It's a rift on the Cosmopolitan and so refreshing on a hot day of horse racing!


  • 1 1/2 ounces vodka
  • 1/2 ounce orange liqueur
  • 3 ounces cranberry juice
  • 1/2 ounce lemon juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1/2 ounce simple syrup
  • Garnish: 2 blackberries
  • Garnish: lemon wheel


  1. Add the vodka, orange liqueur, cranberry juice, lemon juice and simple syrup to a highball glass
  2. Fill with ice
  3. Stir gently
  4. Garnish with 2 blackberries and a lemon wheel.

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