Step into a summer day with one sip of our Fruity Bee Collins cocktail! This exciting spin on the classic Tom Collins will transport you to another realm with its combination of gin, fruit juice and Eastern Shore Honey. All topped off by notes of fresh seasonal fruits - sure to tantalize your taste buds. Come savor this moment – complete joy awaits!
Make this your signature drink
If you're throwing the ultimate summer bash, there’s one cocktail that should be on everyone's lips: Bee Collins! This refreshing mix is perfect for any backyard party or barbecue. It just takes a few simple ingredients and some slices of succulent seasonal fruit to whip up your own signature beverage - with no more mixing fuss than it takes to explain exactly how much fun you'll have sipping this concoction bathed in sunshine all day long!
Unlock a world of possibilities with every sip!
Take your taste buds on an exotic vacation by concocting unique flavor combinations each time you enjoy this beverage. Melon and berries make for tantalizing blends, but why not explore the tangy sensation that comes fromcitrus or pineapple? With so many different fruits to choose from, it's like having countless cocktails in one delectable drink!
Adapting our Bee Collins Cocktail
A recipe is not truly perfect until you’ve added your touch to it.you’ves why we encourage you to plaThat’s your food. Drinks are perfect and easy to customize to your tastes or what's currently in season. Call your innerwhat’sto come out and play and change up this recipe. Here are some ideas –
- Choose your favorite fruit
- Garnish with basil or other herbs instead of mint
- Try using lightly grilled fruit to give a deeper flavor to the drink
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Bee Collins Cocktail
Tom Collins cocktail is a classic from long ago. The cocktail’s base is made with gin, lemon juice, sugar and carbonated water. Our fruity take on this classic cocktail is what we call the Fruity Bee Collins Cocktail. Bee Collins is made with Eastern Shore Honey instead of processed sugars and fresh summer fruits that’ll really put you in the, should we say, spirit!
- 1 1/4 c gin chilled
- 1 c lemon juice chilled fresh squeezed
1/2 c Bee Inspired Honey thinned a little with 1 tablespoon warm water
- 6 sprigs mint leaves
- club soda
- 1/4 whole watermelon cut into ½-inch wedges
- 1 c strawberries fresh hulled, quartered
- 1 c raspberries fresh
- 1 c peaches sliced
- 2 lemons cut into wedges
- 1/2 cucumber thinly sliced
Combine gin, lemon juice, and honey in medium pitcher, stir to combine. Cover and chill. (can be made 1 day ahead)
- At serving time, arrange all prepared fruit on platter, set out alongside gin mixture, club soda, and a bucket of ice.
- For each cocktail, muddle ingredients of choice in a Collins glass.
- Fill with ice.
- Add 1/4 cup gin mixture and top off with club soda, stir.
- Garnish with mint.
- per serving
- 36 grams
- 2 grams
- 4 milligrams
- 404 milligrams
- 4 grams
- 27 grams
- Vitamin C
- 65.1 milligrams
- 37 milligrams
- 1.1 milligrams