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Bourbon Cocktail with Honey, Sage and Orange

Bourbon Cocktail made with honey and sage infused syrup and a good twist of fresh orange.
5 from 9 votes
Servings 2 people


  • 1/2 cup honey good quality
  • 1 cup water
  • 10-12 leaves fresh sage
  • 3 ounces bourbon good quality
  • 2 wedges orange approx. 1 inch wide


  • Combine honey, water and sage leaves in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil stirring until honey is incorporated into water.
  • Boil for 1-2 minutes, then remove from heat and allow to cool.
  • Combine bourbon, 2 ounces of syrup and juice from orange wedges in a cocktail shaker with a few cubes of ice. Shake.
  • Pour immediately over about 3 large ice cubes in a 8-11 ounces size glass. Garnish with orange curl and sage leave, if desired.


This cocktail recipe can easily be made into a full pitcher by multiplying the ingredients by the number of drinks you want to make. Instead of shaking with ice refrigerate the pitcher until well chilled. 
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