The ‘Bee Sting’ Cocktail closely resembles a ‘Bees Knees’ Cocktail, however it also contains some form of spice to give it that extra kick! During the Prohibition Era, spirits such as gin and whisky were commonly flavoured with honey and lemon juice to mask their strong and often unpleasant taste, hence essentially making them more palatable and drinkable.
With the sensational combination of both sweetness and spice, this cocktail is the perfect addition to a summer bbq and will undoubtedly leave your guests buzzing for more!
Prep time: 8 mins
Total time: 8 mins
Serving size: 1
Honey Syrup Recipe:
Ingredients for honey syrup (enough for six ‘Beeble Bee Stings’)
· ½ cup of Beeble Honey
· ½ cup of water
Add the honey and water to a pot and bring to boil.
Reduce the heat and simmer for a few minutes.
Allow the syrup to cool and then store in a fridge.
Note: This honey syrup can also be used in a few of our other cocktail recipes such as the ‘Beeble Bees Knees’ and so it is worth making one big batch and then storing it for a few months in the fridge – check out more of our recipes here!
Beeble Bee Sting Cocktail Recipe
Ingredients for the Beeble Bee Sting Cocktail
· 75ml of Beeble Honey Whisky
· 1 Large Egg White
· 25ml Fresh Lemon Juice
· 25ml Honey Syrup
· 1 slice of jalapeno pepper (about ½ inch thick)
· Place all ingredients into a cocktail shaker with a few cubes of ice
· Shake well
· Strain into an ice-filled cocktail glass
· To top it off, wipe the rim of the glass with a lemon wedge
· Garnish with a lemon twist and a jalapeno pepper wheel
~ Beeble’s top tip ~ If you want your cocktail extra spicy leave the seeds in the jalapeno pepper when shaking and add a few thin slices into the drink as a final touch!
Written by Hester