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Honeysuckle Cocktail (A Bee's Knees variation)

This honeysuckle cocktail is a delicious and easy bee's knees variation! Just sub rum for the gin! Warm, spicy and earthy!
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 193kcal


  • 2 ounces rum dark
  • 3/4 ounce honey simple syrup
  • 3/4 ounce fresh lime juice


  • Chill a coupe glass.
  • Fill a cocktail shaker half full of ice.
  • Add rum, honey simple syrup, and lime juice to shaker. Place a lid on it and shake for 15-20 seconds.
  • Strain into chilled glass.


Honey simple syrup - equal parts honey and water heated until honey fully dissolves. 
Rum - can use light or dark rum.  Dark rum adds a bit of spiciness and a deeper flavor. 


Calories: 193kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 13mg | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin C: 6mg | Iron: 1mg