Cocktail Hour | OG Honey Bee
In our younger, childless, drinking days, my husband and I once enjoyed a long layover in Las Vegas. Had we been much younger and wilder, we would have perhaps ventured outside the airport and enjoyed a casino or two. Instead, we bellied up to the bar at the American Express Lounge and took full advantage of the free top-shelf cocktails. My husband will still tell anyone headed that way to stop by that lounge, which he fondly refers to as the "best bar in Las Vegas."
Free drinks aside, the place really was delicious. And it introduced us to my husband's favorite bourbon drink. At that airport bar in Vegas, the drink is called the Gold Rush. Here, in my husband's home-bar, he calls it the "OG Honey Bee."
It's a rare drink that is both deliciously refreshing and yet totally appropriate to drink by the fire. I'm not even a bourbon drinker, and I'll take a Honey Bee any day.