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Bee’s Knees

The Bee’s Knees is a Prohibition-era cocktail that combines gin, lemon juice, and honey syrup. This wonderful mix creates a smooth, sweet, and citrusy drink, proving simplicity is often the key to perfection. It’s a timeless choice for a refreshing cocktail hour.

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Bee's Knees Cocktail Recipe

Bee’s Knees

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
5 from 1 vote
Keyword: bees knees
Servings: 1
Author: Paul Kushner
Gin, lemon, and honey syrup for a sweet sting.


  • 2 oz gin
  • 3/4 oz honey syrup
  • 1/2 oz lemon juice
  • 1 lemon twist garnish


  • Add the gin, honey syrup, and lemon juice to a cocktail shaker filled with ice
  • Shake it like you mean it
  • Strain into a well-chilled cocktail glass
  • Garnish with a lemon twist and enjoy
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Bee\'s Knees
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Paul Kushner

Written by Paul Kushner

Founder and CEO of MyBartender. Graduated from Penn State University. He always had a deep interest in the restaurant and bar industry. His restaurant experience began in 1997 at the age of 14 as a bus boy. By the time he turned 17 he was serving tables, and by 19 he was bartending/bar managing 6-7 nights a week.

In 2012, after a decade and a half of learning all facets of the industry, Paul opened his first restaurant/bar. In 2015, a second location followed, the latter being featured on The Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.

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