Honey Bear Cocktail

  • Yield 4 servings

This bourbon-based cocktail is infused with natural honey and spices.

Photo Credit: Jenny Park and Teri Lyn Fisher


8 fluid ounces bourbon
3 tablespoons honey, warmed
2 fluid ounces Tuaca
1 Meyer lemon, juiced
2 fluid ounces maraschino cherry juice
8 dashes orange bitters
4 maraschino cherries, for garnish


  1.  In a small bowl, stir together the bourbon and warmed honey until the honey dissolves.
  2. Pour the honey-bourbon, Tuaca, Meyer lemon juice, and maraschino cherry juice into a cocktail shaker and fill it with ice.
  3. Shake for 1 minute and divide into four half-pint glasses filled with ice.
  4. Top each drink with two dashes of orange bitters and garnish with a maraschino cherry. Serve.

Note: Maraschino cherry juice can be found in specialty stores, supermarkets, and online.

Recipe From Cocktails for the Four Seasons by Jenny Park and Teri Lyn Fisher, (Peter Pauper Press, 2014)