The Bee’s Knees cocktail was created during Prohibition and was one of the first drinks recorded to use honey, which was used instead of plain sugar because it covered up the taste of bootleg, or “bathtub,” gin.

the-bees-kneesWhat You’ll Need:

  • 2 ounces gin
  • 3/4 ounces lemon juice
  • 3/4 ounces mixed honey
  • Garnish: Lemon wedge


Fill a shaker with the ingredients and shake. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and garnish with a lemon wedge.


Shared from The Daily Meal.

The Bee’s Knees Cocktail Recipe
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