Bee's Knees Cocktail

Bee's Knees Cocktail

  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook Time:
  • Total: 5 min
  • Serving: 1 Serving

This cocktail is not surprisingly a bar staple as it is one of the simplest and tastiest classic around.

Recipe originally appeared on, photo by Randy Hanson.


  • 1/2 ounce freshly squeezed lemon
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1-1/2 ounces gin


  1. Put a cocktail glass into the freezer for 5 minutes to chill.
  2. Place all of the ingredients into a cocktail shaker and shake to combine for 20 seconds.
  3. Fill the shaker with ice and shake the mixture vigorously for an additional 30 seconds.
  4. Strain the mixture into the prepared glass and serve immediately.

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