Bee's Knees Cocktail
Bee's Knees original ingredients are only Gin, Honey and Lemon. However, David Embery mentions in his book 'The Fine Art of Mixed Drinks' the addition of a splash of orange juice.The Bee’s Kees is a Prohibition-era cocktail featuring gin, lemon juice and honey. The unique name is a convention of the time: The phrase “bee’s knees” was popular slang used to call something excellent or outstanding.
- 60 ml No. 3 London Dry Gin
- 30 ml Honey Syrup (3 honey to 1 water)
- 30 ml Lemon Juice (freshly squeezed)
- 15 ml Orange Juice (freshy squeezed)
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- Cocktail Shaker
- Fine Sieve
- Bar Spoon
- Coupe Glass
How to Make
- Shake all ingredients with ice
- Fine strain into chilled glass
- Serve in Coupe Glass
- Garnish with lemon zest
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