What is in honey syrup?
Honey syrup is simple. It consists of two ingredients. Honey and water.
How do I make honey syrup?
To make honey syrup, combine honey and hot water in a small bowl. Stir until the honey completely dissolves.
If your recipe doesn’t provided detailed measurements or instructions regarding the honey syrup, keep the ratio of honey to water 1:1. For added sweetness use a 2:1 or 3:1 ratio.
What type of honey varietal should I use?
Clover, unless the recipe you are following specifically calls for something else.
Have you tasted a Gold Rush? This honey cocktail recipe comes courtesy of Saveur.
1 cup honey
⅓ cup hot water
¾ oz fresh lemon juice
¾ oz honey syrup
2 oz bourbon
Add the hot water and honey into a small bowl. Stir until the honey dissolves. Store any unused portion in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.
Combine the lemon juice, honey syrup and bourbon in a cocktail shaker. Shake well for 10 seconds.
Strain and serve over ice.
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