The Bee's Knees is a classic Prohibition cocktail that blends the crisp, botanical flavor of gin with bright citrus and the soft floral notes of honey. This cheery spring cocktail is made with simple ingredients you likely have in your pantry, making it a great happy hour option when you don't want to make a special trip to the store. Source:, April 2020

Amy Traynor


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine honey and water in a cocktail shaker; stir until the honey is dissolved. Add gin and lemon juice and fill the shaker three-fourths full of ice. Cover and shake until chilled, about 20 seconds. Strain the cocktail into a glass and garnish with a lemon twist, if desired.


Nutrition Facts

165 calories; 0.1 g total fat; 2 mg sodium. 35 mg potassium; 18.9 g carbohydrates; 0.1 g fiber; 18 g sugar; 0.1 g protein; 1 IU vitamin a iu; 9 mg vitamin c; 5 mcg folate; 3 mg calcium; 2 mg magnesium; 17 g added sugar;