Celebrate National Cocktail Day With Us

Celebrate National Cocktail Day With Us

Honey is a versatile and delicious ingredient for cocktails, adding sweetness and depth to various drinks. We recommend using up the remains of the honey in your jar to make a delicious cocktail.

Cocktails in jars

Here are some popular honey cocktail recipes:

  1. Bee's Knees:

    • 50ml gin
    • 25ml fresh lemon juice
    • 2tsp honey Shake all ingredients with ice, then strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a lemon twist.
  2. Honey Bourbon Sour:

    • 50ml bourbon
    • 25ml fresh lemon juice
    • 2tsp honey
    • Dash of Angostura bitters (optional) Shake all ingredients with ice, then strain into a rocks glass filled with ice. Garnish with a lemon wedge or cherry.
  3. Honey-Lavender Margarita:

    • 50ml silver tequila
    • 25ml fresh lime juice
    • 2tsp honey
    • 1tsp lavender syrup Shake all ingredients with ice, then strain into a salt-rimmed glass filled with ice. Garnish with a lime wedge.
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  5. Honey Mojito:

    • 50ml white rum
    • 25ml fresh lime juice
    • 2tsp honey
    • 4-6 fresh mint leaves
    • Soda water Muddle the mint leaves and honey syrup in a glass. Add rum, lime juice, and ice. Top with soda water and stir gently. Garnish with a mint sprig and lime wedge.
  6. Honeyed Hot Toddy:

    • 50ml whisky (bourbon or Scotch)
    • 1 tbsp honey
    • 20ml fresh lemon juice
    • Hot water Stir honey and lemon juice into a mug. Add whiskey, then fill with hot water. Stir until honey is dissolved. Garnish with a lemon wheel and a cinnamon stick.
  7. Honey Ginger Fizz:

    • 50mlvodka or gin
    • 25ml fresh lemon juice
    • 1tbsp honey
    • 2tsp ginger syrup
    • Soda water Shake vodka/gin, lemon juice, honey syrup, and ginger syrup with ice. Strain into a highball glass filled with ice. Top with soda water and stir gently. Garnish with a lemon wheel and candied ginger.

Cocktails

Remember to adjust the sweetness level to your preference and feel free to experiment with different types of honey for unique flavour profiles!

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