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Our love affair with “nature’s sweetener” began long ago. For years, five Omni properties have been harvesting their own beehives, and using honey in everything from culinary dishes to spa treatments. Omni Mixologist Kim Haasarud (author and James Beard honored-mixologist) exhibits her expertise and creativity with an array of cocktails with honey that will sweeten up your next gathering. 

 

Watermelon cocktail

Honey Melon Mojito

This cocktail is a sweet twist on a classic mojito. The fresh watermelon pairs perfectly with the light sweetness of the honey for a cooling cocktail that screams summer. 

Recipe

1.5 oz Cruzan Light rum
1 oz lime juice
0.5 oz clover honey water *
0.5 oz Finest Call Bar Syrup
1 oz Finest Call Watermelon puree
6 ea mint leaves
Splash of club soda
GARNISH: lime wedge + watermelon cube or ball + mint sprig

In a cocktail shaker, combine all the ingredients (except the club soda) with ice. Shake vigorously and strain into an iced plastic cup. Garnish.

 

fruit punch cocktail

Wildflower Honey Punch

Did someone say sangria? Tropical fruit flavors blend with the natural sweetness of honey liqueur for a smooth and flavorful punch meant for sipping poolside. Layering the Angostura bitters on top gives an ombré look to the cocktail that is reminiscent of sunset. 

Recipe

1.5 oz Jack Daniels Honey
0.5 oz Finest Call White Sangria
0.5 oz wildflower honey water
1 oz lemon juice
1 oz orange juice
Dash of Angostura bitters

In a cocktail shaker, combine all the ingredients (except the bitters) with ice and shake vigorously. Strain contents into an iced plastic cup. Garnish with lemon slice and top with bitters (should layer on top).

 

grapefruit crush cocktail

Honey Grapefruit Crush

Take down the typical acidity of grapefruit with wildflower honey water for a smashing cocktail that is tantalizingly tangy.  

Recipe

1.5 oz Svedka Grapefruit vodka
0.75 oz lemon juice
1 oz wildflower honey water*
2 lemon wedges, squeezed and dropped into the drink
Splash of grapefruit juice
GARNISH: Grapefruit slice + rosemary sprig

In a cocktail shaker, combine all the ingredients with ice and shake vigorously. Strain into an iced plastic cup and garnish.

 

honey lime margarita

Gold Blossom Margarita

Everyone loves a good margarita. This rendition is guaranteed golden with a taste of honey and orange liqueur. 

Recipe

1.5 oz Herradura Reposado tequila
0.5 oz Grand Marnier
1 oz honey water *
1 oz lime juice
0.5 oz lemon juice
GARNISH: Lime wedge

In a cocktail shaker, combine all the ingredients. Top with ice, shake vigorously then strain into an iced plastic cup. Garnish with lime wedge.

 

sweet tennessee highball

Sweet Tennessee Highball

Enjoy your classic highball with a sweet southern twist. The sweetness of the whiskey is amplified by the extra dash of honey and complimented with the tartness of fresh lemon.

Recipe

1.5 oz Jack Daniels Honey
1 oz lemon juice
1 oz honey water
Splash of club soda
GARNISH: Lemon wedge

In a cocktail shaker, combine all the ingredients with ice and shake vigorously. Top with club soda and strain contents into an iced plastic cup. Drop in a lemon squeeze and serve.

 

Lemon and jalapeno cocktails

Jalapeño Grapefruit Collins

Spicy meets sweet in this tasty libation. The tang of lemon is perfectly balanced with the richness of the honey and spice of the jalapeño. For an extra kick, add fresh jalapeño slices for garnish.

Recipe

1.5 oz Svedka Jalapeño Vodka
0.75 oz lemon juice
1 oz honey water *
1.5 oz club soda
Mint sprigs
Jalapeño slices

In a cocktail shaker, combine all the ingredients (except the club soda). Shake moderately, then add the club soda and strain into an iced plastic cup. Garnish.

 

fresh pink grapefruit cocktail

Honey Grapefruit Lemonade

Your typical lemonade is elevated with a touch of grapefruit and a hint of honey. The splash of club soda adds just the right amount of fizz for ultimate refreshment. 

Recipe

1.5 oz Deep Eddy Grapefruit
1 oz orange blossom honey water *
1 oz lemon juice
Splash of club soda
GARNISH: Grapefruit slice

In a cocktail shaker, combine all the ingredients with ice and shake vigorously. Top with club soda and pour contents into a plastic cup. Garnish with grapefruit slice.

 

grapefrui shandy

Pink Moon Shandy

Say hello to your favorite summer shandy. Nothing compliments the tart sweetness of an orange like the smooth, rich flavor of fresh honey. 

Recipe

1.5 oz Deep Eddy Grapefruit
1 oz orange blossom honey water *
0.75 oz lemon juice
Splash of grapefruit juice
1.5 oz Blue Moon Belgian White beer
GARNISH: lemon slice

In a cocktail shaker, combine all the ingredients (except the beer) with ice and shake vigorously. Top with Blue Moon and pour contents into a plastic cup. Garnish with lemon slice.

 

Honey Water

2 parts honey to 1 part HOT water. Stir until dissolved. Keep in a squeeze bottle and refrigerated or on ice.

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