Holiday at the Hive
This cocktail was given to us by master mixologist and close friend of Rachael’s, Nick Mautone, who wrote the book, Raising The Bar.
- 1 ounce Grey Goose L’Orange or other orange flavored vodka
- 1/2 ounce Mandarin Napoleon or other premium orange brandy
- 1/2 ounce honey
- 3/4 ounce hot water
- 1/2 ounce lemon
- 1/2 ounce orange juice
- A pinch of star anise powder
In an empty cocktail shaker place the honey and hot water, stir to dissolve; add vodka, Mandarin Napoleon, lemon juice, orange juice and star anise powder. Shake vigorously and strain into martini glass.