1 1⁄2 oz Bison grass vodka
1⁄2 oz Lemon juice
1⁄2 oz Honey syrup (infused - see note)
1 sli Lemon (as garnish)

Shake all ingredients and strain into an old fashioned glass over ice. Drop lemon wheel into drink.


To make infused honey syrup, cook with Tahitian Vanilla Bean and Orange Peels. Strain with coffee filter for clear syrup.

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Bison Drop
©2011 Indian Road Cafe
Posted by rwilde on 9/23/2011
Created by
Rachel Wilde, Indian Road Cafe, NYC
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  • A little sweet. Honey syrup 1:1 or less
  • Wow! I thought this would be sweet but it's surprisingly tart and refreshing. It's like a super sophisticated lemon drop with delicate floral and vanilla notes. Best use of bison grass vodka without resorting to apple.
  • Adult Lemonade. Easy to drink, perfect for a summer afternoon cocktail. — ★★★★★
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Dan commented on 9/25/2011:

This sounds very nice and the name gave me a chuckle. I added the garnish to the ingredients and clarified the copyright on the image. Thanks!

Curated to tweak the brand of orange bitters, and to move the instructions for making the honey syrup to the Notes section.

It's a nice-sounding drink...not having a lemon handy, and the time or energy to make infused honey syrup, I substituted a half-oz of Limoncello (Pallini) and squeezed a wedge of lime for a bit of tartness. Worked pretty well, when I added another wedge (1/4 lime total) and another oz. of Zubrowka, it got even better. Served it in a chilled cocktail glass.

Went out and bought lemons, will make the honey syrup tonight and try out the original recipe...I'm doing the research for my mom's 80th birthday celebration cocktail (Zubrowka is her favorite "hard" liquor), and this appears to be a winner. Plus, it has St. Germain (my elderflower liqueur of choice)...how could it not be good?