5 Honey-Infused Drinks to Get You Buzzed for the Weekend

September is National Honey Month? We'll drink to that!

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Gather 'round, busy bees! After a long week of work, you’ve finally made it to the weekend – and that’s definitely a victory worth celebrating, IMO.

Honey Cocktail Cover Image

Honey Cocktail Cover Image

Glass of honey based cocktail with cinnamon and mint

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Since September is National Honey Month, it seems only right to unwind with a honey-infused cocktail in hand. We recommend any of these golden, buzz-worthy options.

Bourbon + Honey Cider

Tray of Bourbon Honey Cider Cocktails

How to Make a Bourbon Honey Cider Cocktail

You and your guests won’t mind ushering in fall’s crisp weather with this oh-so-sippable Honeybear Cider Cocktail in hand.

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Flynnside Out Productions

An adult twist on a seasonal favorite, this honey-infused cocktail pairs bourbon and apple cider for a crisp autumn sip.

Honey + Citrus Mix

Honey and Citrus Mix

Honey and Citrus Mix

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©iStockphoto.com/Sandra O'Claire

Prefer gin to bourbon? You'll love this honey and citrus concoction. With just a touch of lemon juice, this drink walks the line between sweet and tangy. 

Classic Hot Toddy

Whiskey, lemon and honey combine for a drink that will keep you warm on the chilliest fall nights.

Hot Pear Concoction

Hot Pear Cup Cocktail

Hot Pear Cup Cocktail

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©iStockphoto.com/Anna Pustynnikova

If you love the classic hot toddy but want a little more spice in your life, this remix will do the trick. Pear cider, brandy, cinnamon and honey ensure that this cocktail is full of spirit.

The Bees Knees

Fruity Cocktails With Lemon Garnish

Gilligan's Delight Cocktails

Inspired by days spent on the beach, a la Gilligan's Island, bourbon is mixed with ginger-infused apple cider for an unexpected and fruity twist.

What would National Honey Month be without an ode to the bees? Follow Geoffrey Zakarian's recipe for a sophisticated, Prohibition-era cocktail.

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