Bees Knees

Bees Knees

Bees knees 🐝. This is a Prohibition-era cocktail straight from the speakeasies of 1920s America. It’s a kind of gin sour but with honey syrup adding a balancing dash of sweetness.


  • 2 ounces gin

  • 3/4 ounce lemon juice, freshly squeezed

  • 1/2 ounce honey syrup

  • Garnish: lemon twist


  1. Add the gin, lemon juice and honey syrup into a shaker with ice and shake until well-chilled.

  2. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

  3. Garnish with a lemon twist.

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