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Cocktail of the Week: Morning Doves

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. Please drink responsibly.

Morning Doves is the perfect drink for when you need that refreshing splash of sweet and sour, with a twist. The Reposado tequila is the perfect match for this mixture of citrus and maple. This drink will surprise not only your friends but also your tastebuds.


  • El Jimador Reposado
  • Amaro di Angostura
  • Maple syrup
  • Grapefruit juice
  • Lemon juice
  • Simple syrup


  1. In a shaker, add 1.5 oz. El Jimador Reposado, .5 oz. Amaro di Angostura, .5 oz. maple syrup, .5 oz. grapefruit juice, .75 oz. lemon juice and .75 oz. simple syrup
  2. Add ice and shake
  3. Pour over ice
  4. Garnish with a lemon wedge