Baileys Honey Bee
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Baileys Honey Bee
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.89 / 5
Taken directly from Baileys' own website, I found this to be a nice easy drink, maintaining the pure Baileys flavour with just a hint of honey. Taken directly from Baileys' own website, I found this to be a nice easy drink, maintaining the pure Baileys flavour with just a hint of honey.
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Whiskey
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20.22% | 2.73 units *

Cocktail glass

Ingredients

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Serves:
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Method
How to make a Baileys Honey Bee

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add all the ingredients to a shaker with ice, shake well to allow the honey to blend
Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and serve

Learn more about some of the mixology terms used in this cocktail

·  Shake  ·  Strain  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute another type of whiskey for the one listed in the Baileys Honey Bee recipe?

Yes, you can substitute another type of whiskey in the Baileys Honey Bee cocktail. The original recipe calls for 30ml of whiskey, but you can use your preferred whiskey, like bourbon or Scotch, to add a different flavor profile to the cocktail.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnish complements the Baileys Honey Bee cocktail?

A simple yet elegant garnish for the Baileys Honey Bee cocktail is a drizzle of honey around the inner rim of the glass or a few honeycomb pieces if available. Alternatively, a twist of lemon peel can add a bright citrus aroma that complements the sweetness of the honey and the richness of the Bailey's.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Is it better to shake or stir the Baileys Honey Bee cocktail?

The Baileys Honey Bee cocktail is best prepared by shaking the ingredients with ice. This method helps to properly mix the dense Baileys with the whiskey and honey, ensuring a smooth texture and uniform taste. Once shaken, the mixture is then strained into a cocktail glass.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in a Baileys Honey Bee compare to a standard cocktail?

The Baileys Honey Bee has an alcohol content of 20.22%. This is slightly lower than the average for cocktails, which typically range from 25% to 40% alcohol by volume (ABV), making it a moderately strong cocktail. It's suited for those seeking a less intense alcoholic experience.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Baileys Honey Bee cocktail?

The Baileys Honey Bee cocktail is best served in a chilled cocktail glass. Prior to serving, you can chill the glass by filling it with ice or placing it in the freezer. Once chilled, strain the shaken mixture into the glass. This method enhances the creamy texture and rich flavors of the cocktail.

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