International Hot & Spicy Food Day is coming up on January 16th. As the worldwide Coronavirus pandemic surges on, we all could use a little reason to celebrate. Bushwick Kitchen’s spicy, craft cocktails are made with their signature Bees Knees Spicy Honey, Trees Knees Spicy Maple Syrup and Weak Knees Gochujang Sriracha. Skip the triple sec and the simple syrup and swap in Bushwick Kitchen for top-notch flavor using pure, simple ingredients.
*FYI – Bushwick Kitchen is now available for purchase on Amazon and Walmart stores nationwide.
THE BUSHWICK KITCHEN BREAKFAST
1 ounce bourbon
1 ounce coffee liqueur
½ ounce Trees Knees Spicy Maple
1 egg white
Dry-shake an egg white before adding ice. Add bourbon, coffee liqueur and syrup into a shaker and shake vigorously. Strain the cocktail into a coupe glass and serve.
WEAK KNEES BLOODY MARY
4 cups tomato juice
2 cups vodka
1 cup dill pickle juice
1⁄4 cup lemon juice
1⁄4 cup Weak Knees Gochujang Sriracha
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1 teaspoon black pepper
8 celery stalks and lemon wedges, for garnish
Add all ingredients except the celery stalks and lemon wedges to a large pitcher, stir well and chill for 1 hour. In a tall glass, pour the cocktail over ice and garnish with celery stalk and lemon wedge.
SPICY MAPLE SAGE DAQUIRI
3 sage leaves
2 ounces light rum
1 ounce lime juice
1 ounce Trees Knees Spicy Maple
Cut up two sage leaves and add to a cocktail shaker with rum, lime juice and Trees Knees Spicy Maple and ice. Shake vigorously until frosty and strain into rocks glass filled with fresh ice. Place remaining sage leaf in your palm and slap once, firmly, with the other hand. Float on top to garnish.
SPICY HONEY MARGARITA
1 ounce lime juice
1⁄2 ounce Bees Knees Spicy Honey syrup
2 ounces blanco tequila
Salt and lime wedge for garnish
Rub a lime wedge around rim of a rocks glass and dip in salt. Add lime juice, honey syrup, tequila and ice to a cocktail shaker. Shake vigorously until frosty and strain into the prepared rocks glass filled with fresh ice. Garnish with a lime wedge.