Bee's Knees

2 oz Gin
12 oz Honey syrup
12 oz Lemon juice
Shake, strain, cocktail glass
Honey syrup is honey and hot water 1:1, mixed and cooled.
Prohibition-era recipe was 1:1:1 with honey, rather than honey syrup, a sickeningly sweet drink by modern standards, no doubt
From other users
  • Good, but not awesome — ☆☆☆
  • Vary honey to taste — ☆☆☆☆
  • Classic for a reason. Use good/strong honey to make your syrup! — ☆☆☆☆
  • Increase Lemon and Honey syrup to .75 oz. Add 2 dash Lavender Bitters.
  • Pretty good for a 3 ingredient, 1 spirit concoction. — ☆☆☆
  • Too gin forward — ☆☆☆
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