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Bourbon Bunny Hop: Easter Cocktails with a Southern Flair

Howdy, cocktail enthusiasts! Easter is on the horizon, and it's time to put a  Southern spin on your holiday festivities with some delightful bourbon-infused libations. Trade in those chocolate eggs and hot cross buns for a taste of Kentucky charm. We've rounded up a selection of market-leading brands and even a few Aussie products to make your Easter celebration extra special. Plus, you can get all your ingredients delivered straight to your door by Hello Drinks, with the added convenience of Buy Now Pay Later options through Afterpay and PayPal Payin4. So, let's get ready for a Bourbon Bunny Hop!

  1. Easter Honey Bunny - A Bourbon Delight with a Sweet Touch This charming cocktail pairs the rich flavors of Maker's Mark Bourbon with a delightful mix of citrus and honey, creating the perfect drink to celebrate the Easter season. The Easter Honey Bunny is a heartwarming treat that will impress your guests.



  • 60ml Maker's Mark Bourbon
  • 30ml lemon juice
  • 15ml honey syrup (equal parts honey and water)
  • 2 dashes Angostura bitters


  1. In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, combine the bourbon, lemon juice, honey syrup, and a couple of dashes of Angostura bitters.
  2. Shake well until chilled and combined.
  3. Strain the mixture into a rocks glass filled with ice.
  4. Garnish with a lemon wheel or a sprig of thyme for that extra touch of Easter elegance.

Absolutely! While Maker's Mark Bourbon is a popular choice for the Easter Honey Bunny, there are several other fantastic bourbon options to consider. Here are a few alternatives to explore:

  1. Woodford Reserve Distiller's Select This premium bourbon offers a well-balanced, rich flavor profile with notes of dried fruit, vanilla, and toffee. Woodford Reserve Distiller's Select will add a touch of sophistication to your Easter Honey Bunny.

  2. Buffalo Trace Buffalo Trace is a well-regarded bourbon known for its complex and smooth taste. With hints of vanilla, toffee, and candied fruit, it will blend seamlessly with the citrus and honey flavors in the Easter Honey Bunny.

  3. Knob Creek Small Batch Knob Creek Small Batch is a full-bodied bourbon with a bold, robust character. Its rich, oaky flavor profile will create a delightful, well-rounded Easter Honey Bunny.

  4. Jim Beam White Label Jim Beam White Label is an approachable, versatile bourbon with a smooth, mellow taste. Its slightly sweet and oaky notes will complement the other flavors in the Easter Honey Bunny perfectly.

  5. Wild Turkey 101 For a bolder twist, Wild Turkey 101 offers a high-proof bourbon with a rich, spicy profile. Its intense flavors will add a lively kick to your Easter Honey Bunny.

Feel free to experiment with these different bourbon options to find the one that best suits your taste and adds a unique touch to your Easter Honey Bunny. Cheers!

With these delightful bourbon cocktail recipes in your repertoire, you're all set for an unforgettable Easter celebration. Get ready to shake, stir, and savor the Southern charm. And remember, you can make hosting a breeze by getting all your ingredients delivered straight to your door from Hello Drinks. With Afterpay and PayPal Payin4, you can keep the festivities going without breaking the bank. Cheers to a Bourbon Bunny Hop, y'all!

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