Bees Knees Week
It’s National Bees Knees Week September 24-30. Caledonia Spirits is raising money and awareness of the critical role honey bees 🐝 play in our food chain.
I grew up farming fruit and was keenly aware of the criticality of bees from an early age. We even raised our own bees to ensure there would be plenty to pollinate the trees in the spring.
Of course the by-product of all that work is the magical golden liquid we call honey. The flavor is dependent on the source of the pollen and it’s packed full of health benefits.
So, I happily join into the campaign with a twist on a bees knees cocktail.
Rosemary Bees Knees
2 oz Barrel Hill Gin
3/4 oz lemon juice
1 oz fresh Arizona honey-Rosemary syrup
Garnished with honeycomb.
1/4 cup honey
3 - 2” Sprigs fresh rosemary
Combine all ingredients in a heat safe bowl and microwave on medium for 30 seconds until heated but not boiling. Stir and let sit for 30-60 minutes. Strain and put extra in the fridge.
To learn more about the campaign or Caledonia’s honey inspired spirits visit their website.