Basil Hayden’s Refund Spice

It’s Tax Day! You know what that means.

Whether you owe money or you’re getting some back, you deserve to get your buzz on.

It’s the Refund Spice to the rescue.

Basil Hayden’s Refund Spice

Created by Marie Zahn (Louisville, KY)


2 parts Basil Hayden’s Bourbon

1 tsp. honey syrup*

1 tsp. raspberry vinegar

Grapefruit soda


1. Add Basil Hayden’s Bourbon, honey syrup, and raspberry vinegar over ice in a Collins glass and stir.

2. Top with grapefruit soda.

3. Garnish with a grapefruit peel.

*Honey Syrup


1 cup honey

1 cup water


1. In a small saucepan, heat the honey and water.

2. Stir until fully incorporated, then let cool and refrigerate.

Breathe easy, and never think about taxes again…

Until next April 15th.

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