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Cocktail of the Week: Our Nation's Capital

One of the best things about traveling is trying the interesting cocktails each new city has to offer. And this week's cocktail, Our Nation's Capital, is a take on a drink that Kelly, the Queen Bee herself, once had in Washington D.C. Here, the bold flavors of rum and allspice are perfectly balanced with the slightly tart taste of orange bitters. It's a divine sipping experience you won't soon forget!


  • 2 oz. White Rum
  • 0.25 oz. Allspice
  • 0.25 oz. Simple Syrup
  • 2 Dashes Orange Bitters


  1. Add all ingredients to a beaker, top with ice, and stir until chilled.
  2. Strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice.

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.