Whiskey Lemonade

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½ cup raw honey

½ cup water

1-2 stems of your favorite herb (basil, rosemary, lavender or mint) with a few leaves reserved for garnish

¼ cup lemonade

1 shot good whiskey

¼ cup soda

fresh lemon slices to garnish


In a small saucepan, bring water and honey to a boil. Reduce heat, add an herbal sprig and simmer for 15 minutes or until reduced by half. Let cool.

Fill a short glass with ice and add one shot of whiskey. Add lemonade, soda and ½ to 1 teaspoon of honey simple syrup or to taste. Add reserved herb and lemon garnish and serve.

Recipe via Honest Cooking: Gastronomy & Travel.