Walk down the aisle of any pharmacy and you’ll find dozens of colorful bottles full of sticky syrup to ease your cold symptoms.
Your grandparents and great-grandparents weren’t quite so lucky, so they would make their own cough remedies at home.
Here’s a classic bourbon cough syrup recipe that will help you power through those uncomfortable sick days.
The lemon and honey help soothe your sore throat while the bourbon helps dull the pain and help you get to sleep. The delicious flavor is just an added bonus!
Here’s how you make it:
- 2 ounces bourbon
- Juice from 1/2 lemon
- 2 to 4 ounces water
- 1 tablespoon honey
Watch the video below to see how it’s made: