Bee’s Knees Recipe

Craving something sweet, but need a kick to go with it? Look no further than the Bee’s Knees cocktail! Guaranteed to satisfy your cravings, this sweet and refreshing drink packs a punch. With a combination of gin, honey, and fresh lemon juice, this cocktail will quickly become a favorite for any home bartender. Let’s look at the recipe to learn how to make your very own Bee’s Knees!

Bee's Knees

Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings 1


  • 2 oz Gin
  • 1 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
  • ¾ oz Honey Syrup


  • Fill a shaker with ice cubes.
  • Pour the gin, lemon juice and honey syrup into the shaker.
  • Shake until the shaker is cold.
  • Strain the mixture into a chilled cocktail glass.


-Honey Syrup is made by combining equal parts of honey and warm water and stirring until the honey is fully dissolved.
-Lemon juice can be substituted with lime juice for a Bee's Knees with a twist.
-Garnish with a lemon peel or basil sprig for added flavor.
-If desired, add a splash of club soda or ginger ale to the drink.