King Bee

from PDT

  • 1.5 oz. Barsol Quebranta Pisco
  • .75 oz. Lemon Juice
  • .5 oz. Bénédictine
  • .5 oz. Bärenjäger Honey Liqueur
  • .5 oz. Lustau Palo Cortado Sherry

Shake with ice and strain into a chilled coupe. Float .5 oz. Lustau Palo Cortado Sherry over the surface of the drink. No garnish.

When I asked Nate why he wanted to call his cocktail the King Bee, he sent me the lyrics to Muddy Waters's song "I'm a King Bee." —Nate Dumas, Spring 2009