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making the drink

Bees Knees Cocktail

Honey Syrup



  • One cup of honey 
  • One cup of water 


1 – Add honey and water to a saucepan over medium heat

2 – Stir until honey is dissolved

3 – Allow to cool and transfer to an airtight container 


Note: Will keep for 1 month refrigerated

Bees Knees Cocktail



  • 2 ounces of gin
  • ¾ ounce of freshly squeezed lemon juice 
  • 1 ounce of honey syrup


1 – Add the ingredients to a cocktail shaker with ice and shake until chilled

2 – Strain into chilled cocktail glass

3 – Garnish with a lemon twist

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