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Bee's Knees

About the Recipe

The Bee's Knees is a classic Prohibition-era cocktail that brings together the botanical richness of Big Storm London Dry Gin with the bright citrus flavor of fresh lemon juice and the smooth sweetness of honey syrup. This elegant drink is both refreshing and sophisticated, offering a perfect balance of sweet and tart notes. Garnished with a lemon twist, the Bee's Knees is a delightful cocktail that is ideal for any occasion, whether you're enjoying a quiet evening at home or hosting a gathering with friends. Its simple yet refined flavors make it a timeless favorite.


  • 2 oz Big Storm London Dry Gin

  • 0.75 oz fresh lemon juice

  • 0.75 oz honey syrup (equal parts honey and water, mixed until smooth)

  • Ice

  • Lemon twist (for garnish)


  1. Prepare Honey Syrup: If you don't have honey syrup ready, mix equal parts honey and warm water until the honey is fully dissolved.

  2. Mix Ingredients: In a cocktail shaker, combine Big Storm London Dry Gin, fresh lemon juice, and honey syrup. Fill the shaker with ice.

  3. Shake: Shake vigorously for about 15-20 seconds until the mixture is well-chilled.

  4. Strain: Strain the mixture into a chilled coupe or martini glass.

  5. Garnish and Serve: Garnish with a lemon twist. Enjoy your classic Bee's Knees cocktail!

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