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. 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.
The Buzz Button Verbana is one of Queen Bee's most interesting drinks, originally found at the Chandelier Bar in the Cosmopolitan Hotel Las Vegas. It's a drink that makes your mouth go numb - yes, really - so it's NOT for the faint of heart.
- 1.5 oz. Tequila
- 1 oz. Ginger Syrup
- Buzz Button Flower
- Add ice, tequila, ginger syrup (see the Whiskey Buck for our home-made ginger syrup recipe), juice of 1/2 lime, freshly squeezed.
- Stir to combine.
- Garnish with lime wheel and buzz button flower* (can be purchased through Amazon).
*To experience mouth-tingling and flavor changes, chew the flower for 10 seconds. You can then spit out or swallow the flower.