Bee Sting Recipe

Melody Fury

At Lucy's Fried Chicken in Austin, Texas, local Republic Tequila Reposado is used in this Bee's Knees variation.

Recipe from Rachael Davis of Lucy's Fried Chicken in Austin, Texas.

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Recipe Details

Bee Sting Recipe

Active 5 mins
Total 5 mins
Serves 1 serving


For honey syrup:

  • 1 ounce honey

  • 1/2 ounce hot water

For the cocktail:

  • 1 jalapeno slice, about 1/2 inch thick

  • 1 1/2 ounces reposado tequila

  • 3/4 ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice

  • 3/4 ounce honey syrup

  • Garnish: jalapeno slice and lemon twist


  1. Stir honey and hot water together to make honey syrup.

  2. Muddle jalapeno in the shaker gently. Add tequila, lemon juice, and honey syrup. Fill shaker with ice and shake for 15 seconds. Strain into a chilled martini glass and garnish. Serve straight up.

Special Equipment

Cocktail shaker, cocktail strainer, martini glass

Nutrition Facts (per serving)
159 Calories
0g Fat
17g Carbs
0g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 1
Amount per serving
Calories 159
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 3mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 15g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 42mg 211%
Calcium 8mg 1%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 109mg 2%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)