As a cocktail, De Rigueur is an excellent beverage befitting its’ name, with a strong structure of the bourbon backed by depth from the tart grapefruit juice. The sweet honey that contributes to the cocktail by giving it more gravity and texture.

De Rigeur
Known as the De Rigueur, this cocktail also goes by the name Brown Derby, named after the famous Brown Derby restaurant in Los Angeles.
Recipe type: Alcoholic Cocktail
Serves: 1
  • 2 ounces Bourbon
  • 1 ounce grapefruit juice, chilled
  • 1 ounce honey syrup
  1. Mix bourbon, grapefruit juice and honey syrup; pour into coupe glass (similar to martini glass).
  2. Serve straight up with no garnish.


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