Still looking for something special for your Valentine? Shake things up with this incredible Worker Bee Cocktail! This cocktail is truly distinct using the warmth of bourbon as its base mixed with St. Germain Elderflower, a honey lemon elixir and Aperol which gives it a blush Valentine’s Day hue. I like to think of it as the Hot Toddy’s Valentine’s Day sibling. It’s sweet, tangy, and undeniably strong.
This cocktail couldn’t be easier to make! Just four ingredients! You can even make this for a party by multiplying all the ingredients by the number of guests you are serving, combine in a pitcher and refrigerate until serving. Just make sure to shake well before pouring over ice.
This cocktail is truly distinct using the warmth of bourbon as its base mixed with St. German Elderflower, a honey lemon elixir and Aperol which gives it a blush hue.
Yield: Serves 1
Fill a cocktail shaker with a handful of ice. Add bourbon, Aperol Aperitif, St-Germain Elderflower Liqueur, and honey lemon elixir. Shake 20 times and strain into martini glass. Garnish with orange peel. Serve immediately.
Recipe for Honey Lemon Elixir:
In a small bowl, juice one lemon and add 2 tablespoons honey. Whisk until throughly combined. Keep leftovers refrigerated.
Source: adapted from Tommy Bahama
Disclaimer: I was asked by Four Roses Bourbon to highlight a cocktail that features their bourbon for Valentine’s Day . While I have been compensated for my time, my opinions are my own, and I have not been paid to post positive comments. Visit www.fourrosesbourbon.com for more information about the company and cocktail recipes.
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