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Cocktail of the Week: Prickly Ginger

Sure, a glass of wine or a beer is a nice way to unwind – but every now and then, you deserve a happy hour that's a little more...hmmm. What's the word? Refined! Kelly Sparks of Queen Bee Mixology is graciously sharing a new cocktail with us every week, just in time for Happy Hour.

The Prickly Ginger cocktail is a delightfully fun drink to make and the combination of flavors will surprise and captivate your discerning palate.


  • 1.5 oz. mezcal
  • 1 oz. ginger liqueur
  • 1/2 oz. prickly pear syrup
  • Juice from 1/2 lime


  1. Combine all ingredients in a shaker, fill with ice and shake until chilled.
  2. Double strain over a sphere of ice in your favorite cocktail glass.

Queen Bee is raising the bar for cocktails made at home with recipes that are both easy – and delicious! Want more? Connect with Queen Bee Mixology on social media for extra recipes and behind-the-scenes content produced by VMG Studios. Please drink responsibly.