This cocktail recipe is just what the name says it is- the Bees Knees! The Bees Knees cocktail combines gin, honey syrup, and lemon juice to create the perfect combination of lightly sweet, tart, and clean, making it a lovely cocktail for a spring or summer day!
The common saying “Bees Knees” describes something that is outstanding or cool and perfectly describes this classic, Prohibition-era cocktail! Its elements combine in a delightful way for a simple cocktail you can make at home.
Bees Knees Cocktail Recipe
It won’t take long to mix up a Bees Knees drink for yourself AND one for a friend. Honey syrup mixes better in cold liquids compared to straight honey, making it the perfect sweetener for the Bees Knees cocktail. We would also recommend using good quality gin.
In a shaker with ice, add a good pour of good quality gin and equal parts lemon juice and honey syrup. Shake well until chilled and strain into a glass. Garnish with a lemon twist and enjoy!
How to Make a Bees Knees Cocktail
- Pour the gin, lemon juice, and honey syrup into a shaker filled with ice
- Shake well
- Strain into a glass
- Garnish with a lemon twist and enjoy!
How to Serve
The Bees Knees cocktail is served in a coupe glass or martini glass. A lemon twist makes the perfect garnish, adding a pop of color and a splash of flavor!
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Bees Knees Cocktail
The Bees Knees cocktail combines gin, honey syrup, and lemon juice to create the perfect combination of lightly sweet, tart, and clean.
- 1 oz honey syrup
- 1 oz lemon juice
- 2 oz gin
Add the honey syrup, lemon juice and gin to a shaker with ice
Shake, then strain the drink into a glass
Garnish and enjoy