Honey, it's Cold Outside

When those misty dark evenings crawl in you want something to keep you warm and this coffee cocktail has all you need. 

Coffee, honey and rum are wonderful when blended together, and we prescribe a shot of this sweet, acidic, fruit and spice combination to shield you from the cold. It's like a big, warm, cosy hug from inside.


Rich, luscious and sweet

Good for

Staying indoors and getting cosy

See recipe

October 14, 2018

How to make it

  1. 1. Place an espresso cup on your scales and tare off to zero, before adding 5 grams of the mānuka honey.
  2. 2. Pour a shot of espresso coffee directly onto the honey.
  3. (for details on how to make an espresso click here)
  4. 3. Gently stir to blend the honey and espresso together.
  5. 4. Return the cup to the scales. Tare off to zero, add 5 grams of rum and mix.
  6. 5. Share your #unioncocktails

What you'll need

  • Mānuka honey – 5g
  • A fruity Single origin or Microlot coffee – 1 45ml shot
  • Your choice of dark rum – 5g

What coffee to use

  • This recipe works best with a fruit driven coffee or one with a reasonable acidity.

    See the bottom of the page for specific suggestions.


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