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Bee's Knees Cocktail

Recipe for making your own Bee's Knees cocktail! This cocktail only uses 3 simple ingredients and is great to sip all year.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Cocktail
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1 Bee's Knees
Calories: 175kcal
Author: Eden
Cost: $3


  • cocktail shaker


  • 2 ounces gin
  • 1 ounce lemon juice fresh-squeezed
  • 1/2 ounce honey simple syrup 1/2 ounce is 1 tablespoon


  • Make the honey simple syrup by combing equal parts honey and water in a saucepan and melt it together.
  • Squeeze fresh lemons for lemon juice.
  • Next, add gin, lemon juice and honey simple syrup in a cocktail shaker with ice. 
  • Shake for 30-40 seconds then strain in a coupe glass.
  • Garnish with a pretty flower or a lemon twist.


Always use fresh squeezed juice. 
Shake in a cocktail shaker for at least 40 seconds, yes your hands will be cold but it's worth it. 
Add more or less of any ingredient to make it exactly how you like it! 
Add in rosemary or lavender for an herb Bee's Knees! 


Calories: 175kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 9mg | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin C: 11mg | Iron: 1mg