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Woodford Lily and Bourbon BLT help celebrate Kentucky Oaks Day

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Celebrating the Lilies for the Fillies isn't just about the races.

Brown-Forman Chief Entertaining Officer Tim Laird is ready to entertain fans of the fillies with a splash of bourbon.

He's serving up an original Woodford Lilly along with his Bourbon BLT.

Woodford Lily

In a mixing glass, add:

4 blackberries

Muddle the blackberries then add:

1½ ounces Woodford Reserve bourbon

2 ounces lemonade

1 ounce cranberry juice

½ ounce orange liqueur

Squeeze of lime

Ice

Shake and strain into a tall glass filled with crushed ice.

Garnish with blackberries.

Bourbon BLTs

1 cup mayonnaise

1 ounce Woodford Reserve bourbon

1 teaspoon smoked paprika

½ teaspoon black pepper

White bread

Roma tomatoes, sliced

Iceberg lettuce, torn into bite-sized pieces

Bacon, cooked, torn into bite-sized pieces

Using a cookie cutter or the top of a jar, stamp out 1½-inch bread rounds. You can usually get 3 rounds per slice of bread.

In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, bourbon, smoked paprika and pepper. Spread a generous amount of the dressing on a bread round, then top with 2 pieces of bacon, some lettuce, a tomato slice and a final bread round with dressing. Skewer with a wooden skewer. Repeat with remaining ingredients and serve.

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