What I love most about cocktails is their ability to set the mood, especially as the finishing touch.

My must-have for a quiet night includes a bag of Sea Salt & Vinegar chips, and they must be kettle cooked because I’m a fancy man. Second, I’d light my candles. Right now I’m burning “Champagne Toast”. And of course you can’t forget the music. Spotify’s Late Night Jazz playlist is always on point – who doesn’t like a little Miles Davis?

To top it all off you’ll have to pour yourself a drink. For that, you have this week’s cocktail, The Honey Bear. It’s a delectable little drink with a hint of citrus delivered over the sweet and floral flavors of gin and honey. If you’re entertaining, your guests will be impressed by the use of egg whites in the recipe.

COCKTAIL: The Honey Bear

Ingredients:

  • 1.5 oz Gin
  • 0.5 oz Lemon juice
  • 0.5 oz Honey
  • 1 Egg white
  • Cinnamon to garnish
  • Ice

COCKTAIL: The Honey Bear COCKTAIL: The Honey Bear

Instructions:

  • Pour gin, egg whites, lemon juice, ice and honey into a shaker
  • Shake vigorously for 30 seconds to emulsify the cocktail mix with the egg whites
  • Strain the mix into a small rocks glass
  • Garnish with cinnamon

COCKTAIL: The Honey Bear

Make often and enjoy!

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