Recipe Corner June 2022 - Bee's Knees Cocktail

June 30, 2022

Bee’s Knees Cocktail

Submitted by Jaimee D’Agostino


2 ounces gin
3/4 ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
1/2 ounce honey simple syrup (instructions below)
Optional garnish: lemon twist, lavender, rosemary sprig 



  1. To make the simple syrup: Add equal parts honey and water in a saucepan and cook over medium low-heat, stirring regularly, until combined. Let cool.
  2. Add the gin, lemon juice, and honey simple syrup into a shaker with ice and shake to chill.
  3. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass or martini glass.
  4. Garnish with a lemon twist, lavender, or rosemary sprig.


Simple syrup can be made in advance and stored in an airtight container in therefrigerator for up to two weeks.
Agave can be used in place of honey.