Bee's Knees Cocktail Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Bee's Knees Cocktail Recipe
  • READY IN 5 mins

Bee's Knees Cocktail

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"The original purpose of honey in this simple Prohibition Era cocktail was to mask the smell of the bathtub gin. Now you can enjoy it without having to hide a thing."

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  • PREP

    5 mins
  • READY IN

    5 mins

Directions

  1. Combine gin, lemon juice, and honey syrup in a cocktail shaker. Add ice, cover and shake until chilled. Strain into a chilled coupe glass.
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Footnotes

  • Editor's Note:
  • May substitute honey for honey syrup, though the honey will often form a ball in the middle of the shaker. Avoid this by combining three parts honey to one part hot water, stirring until completely mixed, then continuing with recipe.
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Feb 12, 2013

LOVE Bee's Knees! I had it in a 1920s throwback bar in Boston and fell in love. Thanks for the recipe! It tasted exactly right! The honey syrup is easy to make, make sure you mix it up until the honey dissolves. I made the mistake of thinking I could just squeeze honey in with the gin, but it made a goopy ball. Delicious recipe!

 
Aug 16, 2014

I double everything except the gin, was great and refreshing!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 213 kcal
  • 11%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 18.5 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 0 g
  • 0%
  • Fiber
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Sodium
  • 9 mg
  • < 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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