Honey Cocktail Recipes

Honey is a delicious all-natural sweetener for cocktails. Want to make your drinks extra fancy? Try a little honeycomb as a garnish, as shown below

Honeycomb garnish on a honey cocktail
Honeycomb garnish on a honey cocktail

1. Honey Raspberry Orange Champagne Cocktails

This recipe comes from Eat Love Namaste and is festive, fruity, and delightful for a celebration



In a small saucepan, simmer orange juice with the raspberries and honey until the raspberries start to fall apart and release their juice.Strain and discard broken down raspberries. Cool for about 1 hour before using.

TO SERVE: A bottle of Prosecco or Sparkling wine. 2 oz of Raspberry Simple Syrup

Add 2 oz of the Raspberry Simple Syrup to a flute or glass, and fill the rest with bubbly.

2. The Bees Knees

This prohibition-era cocktail combines lemon, honey and gin.

Make ahead:

Honey simple syrup - heat ​ 1/4 cup Gees Bees Wildflower Honey and 1/4 cup water in a small saucepan until dissolved. Let cool


  • Ice cubes, for shaker

  • 2 ounces good-quality gin

  • 3/4 oz fresh lemon or lime juice

  • 3/4 oz honey simple syrup

  • Lemon twist, for garnish

Bees Knees Cocktail with lemon, honey, and honey dipper
Bees Knees Cocktail - made with lemon, honey & gin

3. Pomegranate Cider Bourbon Splash

This recipe from the U.S. National Honey Board combines honey, bourbon, apple cider, pomegranate juice and a splash of ginger beer