The Bee’s Knees
The phrase “bee’s knees” was prohibition-era slang for “the best.” This classic cocktail born from the prohibition era combines gin, lemon, and honey.
- 1.5 oz Barr Hill Gin
- .75 oz Lemon Juice
- .5 oz Honey Simple Syrup
- Lemon for garnish
- Lavender (optional added garnish)
To a shaker filled with ice, add gin, lemon juice, honey simple syrup, and shake vigorously. Pour into a chilled cocktail glass. Add garnish.