Bee's Knees Instructions
Description: The Bee's Knees is a classic cocktail that dates back to the Prohibition era. It is a simple and refreshing drink that combines the flavors of gin, lemon juice, and honey. The name "Bee's Knees" is believed to come from the slang term used during the 1920s, which meant "the best" or "the height of excellence". This cocktail is definitely the bee's knees when it comes to taste and elegance!
Instructions: To make a Bee's Knees cocktail, you will need the following ingredients:
- Fresh lemon juice
Start by combining 2 ounces of gin, 3/4 ounce of fresh lemon juice, and 1/2 ounce of honey in a shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously for about 10 seconds to ensure that the honey is fully incorporated and dissolved.
Next, strain the mixture into a chilled cocktail glass or coupe. You can also serve it over ice in a rocks glass if you prefer a slightly diluted version. Garnish with a lemon twist or a sprig of fresh rosemary for added aroma and visual appeal.
The Bee's Knees is best enjoyed cold, so make sure to serve it immediately after preparing. It is a versatile cocktail that pairs well with a wide range of appetizers and snacks, making it perfect for both casual gatherings and formal occasions.
So why not try a Bee's Knees cocktail at your next get-together? It's a classic drink that never goes out of style and is sure to impress your guests with its smooth, citrussy flavors.
Best served in a Cocktail Glass.
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