When we tasted the new Lavender & Rosemary Hot Honey from our friends at Apostle Hot Sauce, the cocktail inspiration started flowing! Here's our recipe for a Spicy Bees Knees... Ingredients: 20ml Lemonade Soda Syrup 10ml Hot Honey 15ml fresh lemon juice 60ml dry gin Ice Method: Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker with a scoop of ice Shake for 10-15 seconds, then pour into a coup through a sieve Garnish with a slice of fresh orange or lemon
Make this refreshing and zingy cocktail with our Cola Six Soda Syrup... Ingredients: 30mL Rye whiskey 30ml Cola Six Syrup Angostura Bitters Fresh lemon (or lime) Soda water Method: Over ice, add the whiskey, Cola Six syrup and bitters. Top up with soda water. Squeeze over the fresh lemon juice and add the lemon itself to the glass.
Wellington-based cocktail legend Peter Lowry at The Library has kindly shared the recipe for 'Through the Looking Glass' - a classic champagne cocktail, brightened up with a fruity, floral twist... Ingredients: 10mls Southward x The Library Bramble Gin (or sloe gin) 15mls Six Barrel Hibiscus Soda Syrup 10mls tangelo liqueur (or Cointreau) Chocolate bitters (or Angostura bitters) Sugar cube Prosecco Orange rind Method: Dash bitters on sugar cube and place in the bottom of your glass Add gin, Hibiscus syrup and tangelo liqueur Top up with prosecco Garnish with orange rind
Our friends over at Drink Honest put together this delicious recipe for a seasonal twist on a negroni. 30mL Honest Six Spiced Rum30 mL Vermouth15 mL Hibiscus SyrupTwisted Orange Peel Build in a short glass over ice. Squeeze and twist an orange peel in for your garnish.