Hive Five

A classic Rob Roy, with a modern-day edge from being steeped in beeswax for an extra smooth, velvety texture.

Rob Roy (Using Wax Washing) cocktail.


  • 30g

    Bee wax

  • 8oz

    Johnnie Walker Black Label

  • 2.5oz

    Sweet vermouth

  • 1oz


  • 10

    Dashes of peychaud bitters

  • 5

    Dashes of Angostura Bitters

  • 3.5oz

    Filtered water

0 units of alcohol per serve


  • 1


  • 1

    Stock pan (for hot water bath)

  • 1

    Measuring jar

  • 1

    Glass bottle

  • 1

    Micro line grater

  • 1

    Weighing scale

  • 1

    Vintage coupe glass



    1. Grate 30g of wax and add it into a glass bottle and place it in a hot water bath until it melts.
    2. While the wax is melted, roll the hot wax around to coat it inside the bottle.
    3. Let it set and then mix all the ingredients in a measuring jar.
    4. Pour the premix into the bottle and leave to infuse at room temperature for at least 2 weeks.
    5. Pour 3oz premix into a chilled coupe glass and garnish it with a lemon peel.

    Alcohol content

    18g per serve