2 oz Gin
1⁄2 oz Honey syrup
1⁄2 oz Lemon juice
Instructions

Shake, strain, cocktail glass

Notes

Honey syrup is honey and hot water 1:1, mixed and cooled.

History

Prohibition-era recipe was 1:1:1 with honey, rather than honey syrup, a sickeningly sweet drink by modern standards, no doubt

Cocktail summary
Posted by Dan on 10/07/2010
Created by
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Year
2010
Is of
unknown authenticity
Reference

David Embry, The Fine Art of Mixing Drinks, 1949

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4 stars
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3.5 stars
(22 ratings)
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  • Very good. Not terribly exciting. — ★★★
  • Too gin forward — ★★★
  • Pretty good for a 3 ingredient, 1 spirit concoction. — ★★★
  • 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.
  • Vary honey to taste — ★★★★
  • Good, but not awesome — ★★★
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