Cocktail Recipes

The Bourbon Beehive

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MOOR Restaurant, Orlando, Fla.

The Bourbon Beehive

“Currently we’re seeing the cocktail world mirror the greater culinary trends of the locavore movement. That alone is something that I wanted to incorporate when making this beverage. The idea of using fresh seasonal and regional ingredients is something that inspired me to create this drink. Using our in-house hydroponic garden mixed with a few trials and errors, this savory drink took its form.” – Erika De La Cruz, creator of the Bourbon Beehive.

2 oz    Knob Creek Bourbon
1 oz    Honey sage simple syrup
1           Sage leaf

Build in a beaker. Add ice, stir 20 times and strain over a perfect 2-by-2 cube. Garnish with a sage leaf and honeycomb stir.

Honey sage simple syrup:

1 cup        Water
1 cup        Florida orange blossom honey
¾ oz        Sage sprigs

Combine water and honey. Bring to a boil, add sage and steep for 25 minutes away from burner. Cool and store.

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