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The Bee’s Knees is a Three Bottle Cocktail dating back to Prohibition when the gin was illegal and generally awful. The honey was likely added in order to cover the taste of the dreaded bathtub gin.
With all the different gins on the market today –from the New American style to London dry varieties– it is best to try this cocktail with a variety of them as each one will provide a different experience.
This recipe calls for honey syrup which is easily made at home by following this recipe:
Gin 2 ounces
Honey Syrup 3/4 ounce
Lemon Juice 1/2 ounce