We don’t really know why Bee’s Knees was chosen as the name of this cocktail. It sounds like it might be complimentary, but we do know that you will receive lots of compliments from your friends once you serve them this delish drink.
1/2 C. Water
1/2 C. Honey
2 oz. Gin
¾ oz. fresh lemon juice
Simmer water and honey, whisking to dissolve the honey.
Let cool completely
For each cocktail combine 2 ounces of gin, ¾ ounce of lemon juice, and ¾ ounce of honey syrup in an ice-filled shaker
Shake and strain into a cocktail glass
Garnish with lemon peel