Miles Macquarrie loves finding alternatives to refined sugar for cocktails. He sweetens this peppery drink with honey from local Georgia beehives. Slideshow: Excellent Gin Cocktails
Black Pepper Tincture In a jar, cover 1 tablespoon whole black peppercorns with 2 ounces overproof vodka. Let stand at room temperature for 1 week. Pour the tincture through a fine strainer into a clean jar. Store at room temperature for up to 1 month. Makes 2 ounces.