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Basil Hayden's Refund Spice Cocktail

Basil Hayden’s Refund Spice Cocktail

It’s officially late April, and whether you’re celebrating the warmer weather or the end of Tax Day, this refreshing cocktail is the perfect way to kick back and relax. The Refund Spice is an exciting blend of spicy bourbon with sweet honey syrup, tangy raspberry vinegar and tart grapefruit juice.

Basil Hayden’s® Refund Spice

Created by Marie Zahn (Louisville, KY)


2 parts Basil Hayden’s® Bourbon
1 tsp. Honey Syrup*
1 tsp. Raspberry Vinegar
Grapefruit Soda


1. Add Basil Hayden’s® Bourbon, honey syrup and raspberry vinegar over ice in a Collins glass and stir.
2. Top with grapefruit soda.
3. Garnish with a grapefruit peel.

*Honey Syrup Ingredients

1 cup Honey
1 cup Water


1. In a small saucepan, heat the honey and water.
2. Stir until fully incorporated, then let cool and refrigerate.