Electrify your taste buds with this hot honey rum cocktail.

The weather isn’t the only thing that’s going to get you sweating this summer! Sip on this spicy, citrus tongue-tingling cocktail mixed by Erik Astman of Oishii in Boston. It’s a mix of The Real McCoy 5 Year Aged Rum, Mike’s Hot Honey, sudachi juice, pineapple juice, and bitters, with an electrifying Szechuan Buzz Button flower on top.

The Real McCoy, cocktail on dark back

The Boozy Bee

Photo by @OishiiBoston

The Boozy Bee

Courtesy of Erik Astman, Oishii – Boston, MA


  • 2 1/2 oz. The Real McCoy 5 Year Aged Rum
  • 3/4 oz. Mike’s Hot Honey Syrup (1:1 MHH and Water)
  • 1/2 oz. Sudachi Juice (or Sub Lime Juice)
  • 4 1/2 oz. Pineapple Juice
  • dash of Bittermens Tiki Bitters

Preparation: Shaken and served on the rocks. Garnish with a lime wheel and a Szechuan Buzz Button flower.