Whew! Aren’t we all happy that the year that never ends might actually be coming to an end?? Let’s say goodbye to 2020 with some celebratory spirits and give a warm, cheerful and optimistic hello to 2021 with these delightful cocktails.

Tag us on social @ADAZHoney with the hashtag #CheersADAZHoney to share your honey inspired drinks with us this new year!

**A quick note here– these drinks are for responsible adults, please be safe, drink responsibly (or don’t drink at all if you’re pregnant or younger than 21)**

How to Make a Simple Honey Syrup

If you plan on crafting the cocktails that we make below, you will need to craft a simple honey syrup in order to make some of them. Luckily, it is really easy to make!

Ingredients:

  • 1 part Hot Water (doesn’t need to be boiling)
  • 2 parts Honey

Directions:

Add ingredients and stir until honey is incorporated.

When you make a simple honey syrup, it is important that you use hot water. The water doesn’t need to be over 100 degrees, it just needs to be warm enough to help loosen the honey up when mixing it with water.

Photos by @D3zign


And Now, The Drinks!

We have 4 special cocktails for your new year celebration:

  • KILLER BEE’S KNEES
  • 20’s PENICILLIN
  • DELIGHTFULLY HOT TODDY
  • MARGARITA DE MIEL

The Killer Bee’s Knees

Sounds dangerous, doesn’t it? If you think you can handle the buzz from this cocktail, here is what you need:

Ingredients:

Directions:

Shake ingredients with ice and serve. (Garnish with Honeycomb and a maraschino cherry if you’re feeling extra fab)


20’s Penicillin

Drink two of these and thank us in the morning. This cocktail will cheer you up with its citrus, sweet blend of refreshing flavors.

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz Scotch
  • 3/4 oz Lemon Juice
  • 3/4 oz Simple Honey Syrup
  • A few thin slices of fresh ginger (unpeeled)

Directions:

Muddle Ginger slices in the bottom of your shaker (press up against the base of the glass with a pestle to gently extract the essential flavors).

Add Lemon Juice, Scotch and Honey Syrup to the glass and shake with ice.

Strain out the remaining ginger and serve on the rocks. (You can also garnish this drink with Honeycomb, a slice of lemon and a maraschino cherry!)


Delightfully Hot Toddy

If you don’t feel like drinking a cold drink, try this cocktail to keep you warm. The Delightfully Hot Toddy is a cozy relaxing drink– for those that are enjoying a relaxing night in this new year.

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 oz to 2 oz Whiskey
  • 3/4 oz Simple Honey Syrup
  • Lemon Wedge or Juice
  • 2 Dashes of Angostura Bitters
  • Hot Water (or Black Tea)

Directions:

In a mug or toddy glass, combine whiskey, honey syrup, a squeeze or splash of lemon juice and bitters.

Next, fill the mug to the brim with hot water or black tea and stir. (Garnish with a lemon slice)


Margarita De Miel (Honey Margarita)

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz Tequila
  • 1 oz Lime Juice
  • 1/2 oz Simple Honey Syrup
  • Splash of Orange Liqueur

Directions:

Shake ingredients with ice and serve on the rocks (Garnish with a pinch of Bee Pollen and a slice of Lime for a pop of color)

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