The bee’s knees

By Ginny Lawhorn, award-winning bartender at Landmark Theatres, Harbor East and founder of Baltimore Cocktail Week.

Responsible for pollinating 30 percent of the world’s crops, bees are the unsung heroes of the culinary universe. Barr Hill vodka, from Vermont’s Caledonia Spirits, is crafted from honey cultivated on site of their sustainable distillery. Their Barr Hill gin adds raw honey just before bottling to impart unique floral qualities. Allow your dinner guests to pick their poison with this refreshing cocktail that complements most any fare.

The Gardener’s Elixir
2 ounces of your choice Barr Hill gin or vodka
A touch of Caledonia Spirits raw honey
Fever Tree Naturally Light Tonic

In a Collins glass filled with ice, combine your choice of gin or vodka with a touch of raw honey. Top with tonic and garnish with your preference of citrus.

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