Posts by Greek Lightning

Why Greek Honey Is the Best in the World

For centuries, Greek honey has been widely considered to be the world standard. The golden liquid — ambrosia — has enjoyed fame since the legends of the Greek gods were born, and we’ve already written about how much the ancients loved this stuff. So what sets Greek honey apart from other honeys produced throughout the…

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The Ancient Greeks Sure Loved Their Honey

It’s no secret that Greece produces some of the finest honey in the world. With boundless sunshine and more than 7,500 unique species of herbs, plants, wild flowers, and trees (850 of which can’t be found anywhere else in the world), the Greek countryside is the perfect place for bees to do their thing. As…

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Liquor vs Liqueur — What’s the Difference?

If you’re anything like us here at Greek Lightning, you love exploring the wide world of cocktails and spirits — and if you’ve spent any time in that world, you’ve probably come across the terms “liquor” and “liqueur.” Although they sound and look very similar, liquor and liqueur are two entirely different things. In today’s…

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5 Tips For Drinking Like a Goddess

We’re endlessly inspired by the goddesses. They stand in their power in mind, body and spirit. They indulge in all the sensual pleasures of life, and still have the energy to rule in their realms. They expect the best and they get the best. We think that the way to feel like a goddess is…

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5 Greek Gods Who Would Love Our Honey Liqueur

At Greek Lightning, we know good liqueur. Our honey liqueur is crafted at the 150-year-old Callicounis Distillery in Greece, where it is distilled from the juiciest grapes and blended with natural organic Greek honey, then fermented with cinnamon, nutmeg, and our mix of secret herbs and spices. The result? The best-tasting Greek liqueur on the…

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