Whiskey Hibiscus Cocktail
The Whiskey Hibiscus Cocktail is the perfect transitional cocktail from Summer to Fall. Including some of my favorite ingredients such as whiskey, hibiscus tea, and honey for a cocktail that will excite your tastebuds!
I partnered with Local Hive Honey™ to mix up this Whiskey Hibiscus Cocktail recipe! Recipe and ideas are my own.Jump to Recipe
Elevate your happy hour with the Whiskey Hibiscus Cocktail. This cocktail recipe is a lot of fun to make and even more amazing to enjoy. It delivers a beautiful balance between floral flavors and bold ingredients for a mouth-watering mixed drink that includes only 5 ingredients!
And one of my favorite ingredients in this cocktail is Local Hive Honey™! This honey is 100% pure, raw, and unfiltered natural honey giving you the freshest flavors possible. You’re going to want to get your hands on this honey and mix up the Whiskey Hibiscus Cocktail!
The Whiskey Hibiscus Cocktail calls for 5 ingredients that you most likely already have in your kitchen. I love keeping whiskey cocktails minimal so all the ingredients can really shine. See what I incorporated in this Whiskey Hibiscus Cocktail!
Once you’ve gathered your ingredients, it’s time to make this refreshing libation!
I recommend first brewing and steeping the hibiscus tea for a few minutes and then allowing about 20-30 minutes for the tea to fully cool in the refrigerator. Once your tea is cooling down, add Local Hive™ Colorado Honey and hot water to a cocktail shaker and whisk together until the honey is dissolved. This will create your lightly sweetened base for the cocktail.
Next, you’ll add your preferred whiskey, lemon juice, and ice, then shake vigorously. Shake until the outside of your cocktail tin is cold and use the strainer to pour the mixture into a glass over fresh ice.
The last step is to grab your chilled hibiscus tea from the refrigerator and top the cocktail with it. I like to give the mixed drink a little stir, so everything infuses together. Don’t forget to garnish the Whiskey Hibiscus Cocktail with a hibiscus flower and thyme sprig!
This cocktail recipe stands out for a few reasons but my favorite one is because of a particular ingredient. The honey used in this cocktail is Local Hive™ Colorado Honey and this varietal comes from the vast collection at Local Hive Honey™. I love the flavors in this particular varietal because it’s unlike any honey I’ve had before. Smooth, earthy, and medium-bodied which enhance the flavor notes in the Whiskey Hibiscus Cocktail even more.
And there’s no better time than now to order some honey and test out the Whiskey Hibiscus Cocktail because September is National Honey Month! So, celebrate accordingly with this specialty cocktail.
Local Hive Honey™ produces only the best raw and unfiltered products, meaning that their honey is filtered straight to the bottle, with no other processing or incorporating of questionable ingredients. Since honey has unique nuances based on the region it comes from, different varietals bring out different flavors in your recipe. Local Hive Honey™ supports these unique varietals of honey from all over America by working with local beekeepers to help protect their ecosystems and produce their honey!
In addition to only working with local, American beekeepers, they’re working and partnering with some of the most trusted experts in the industry to spread the word about honey. Check out Local Hive’s blog to find out about some of their other initiatives in the beekeeping community!
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