Honey Syrup | Easy Honey Simple Syrup

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Honey Syrup vs. Regular Honey

Honey is SUPER sweet and a bit richer than simple syrup, so you want to dilute it a bit. Trying to get honey to dissolve in a drink is like trying to get normal sugar crystals to dissolve. It takes a while and is kinda difficult. So for the purpose of making cocktails you’ll want to make honey syrup. To do that just mix honey and water at a 2 to 1 ratio. 2 oz honey to 1 oz water. This dilutes the honey enough so that it will mix easy but still be sweet.

There are tons of different kinds of honey all with subtle variations based on the flowers used, environment and bee. It doesn’t really matter though once it’s mixed into drinks with citrus, liqueurs, and spirits. So just pick get any kind and go with it.


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Honey Syrup | Easy Honey Simple Syrup

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Learn how to make a simple Honey syrup.


  • 200 grams Honey

  • 100 grams Water


  • Simply combine the honey with warm water and stir till the honey is completely dissolved.
  • Bottle and use like regular syrup.

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