Today we are going to show you how to make the bees knees cocktail. This is a classic easy gin cocktail you can make at home or at the bar if you’re a bartender.
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This cocktail fits into your bartending 101 easy gin cocktails because it’s both important for a classically trained bartender to know as well as a great tasting experience for new gin drinkers. The Bees Knees is, in fact, “the bees knees.”
You’ll find the bees knees is similar to the gin fix or other sours but the honey gives it a new texture and flavor that’s a bit more dynamic and aromatic. Especially if you’re using different styles of honey.
Because the gin in the bees knees is your primary component and the drink is a 3-combination simple cocktail you’ll find slight variations of honey styles will change the flavor dynamic.
Go make yourself a bees knees at home or order one at the bar. If you’re a bartender, memorize this simple cocktail and prepare to serve to your patrons!
The Bees Knees
2 oz / 60 ml American Gin
1 oz / 30 ml Fresh Lemon Juice
1 oz / 30 ml Honey Syrup
Lemon Twist Garnish
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