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Bees Knees Cocktail Recipe

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.
STRENGHT strong
CALORIES aprox. 13kcal
StyleParty Cocktail
FlavourSweet & Sour
Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 cocktail

Equipment

  • Cocktail Shaker
  • Jigger
  • Strainer
  • Fine Sieve
  • Bar Spoon
  • Coupe Glass

Ingredients
  

  • 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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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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