Trend Alert: Honey

Honey sweetens up cocktails around town
Taylor Mathis
Innovative cocktails such as the Bee’s Knees (garnished with an orchid), help make Mez a nightlife hotspot.

The humble honeybee is getting a lot of love from local mixologists; honey is showing up in everything from classic cocktails to modern concoctions. Here are just a few places to find honey-sweetened libations around the city.

MEZ
Bee’s Knees (Absolut Wild Tea, elderflower, honey), $10

TERRACE CAFÉ
Honeycomb Julep (premium bourbon, honey, fresh mint, soda), $8

THE COWFISH
Honey Strawberry Mojito (Bacardi Silver, honey, simple syrup, mint, strawberries, strawberry daiquiri mix), $10

GEORGES BRASSERIE
The French Tea (tea-steeped gin, honey, lime juice, soda), $10

BLUE
Honey Suckle (Stoli Vanilla, Bailey’s, honey, cream), $10.50

URBAN SIP
Rooftop Honey Brandy Sour (honey, lemon juice, mint, Maker’s Mark), $15

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