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Cocktail of the Week: Bourbon Bee

Are you looking for a new way to enjoy your favorite bourbon? Well, look no further because the Bourbon Bee is here! This fantastic cocktail is a delicious combination of honey, lemon and Aperol — flavors that pair perfectly with whiskey and make for a satisfying sipping experience. Enjoy!


  • 2 oz. Bourbon
  • 0.5 oz. Aperol
  • 0.5 oz. Honey Syrup
  • 1 oz. Pineapple Juice
  • 2-3 Dashes Aromatic Bitters
  • 0.75 oz Lemon Juice


  1. Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker, top with ice, and shake until chilled.
  2. Strain into a cocktail glass and enjoy!

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 produced by VMG Studios. Please drink responsibly.