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Cocktail of the Week: Creole Cocktail

Who doesn't love a trip down to New Orleans? The Creole Cocktail is an ode to the Big Easy's festive atmosphere, delicious drinks and rich history. By pairing your favorite whiskey with a touch of sweetness, this recipe serves up perfectly balanced flavors with every sip.


  • 2.5 oz. Whiskey
  • 1 oz. Sweet Vermouth
  • 0.25 oz. Benedictine Liqueur
  • 0.25 oz. Maraschino Liqueur


  1. Pour all ingredients into a mixing glass with ice.
  2. Stir well until chilled.
  3. Strain into a cocktail class and garnish with a lemon twist.

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.