This classic gin cocktail is a crisp blend of tart and sweet. It pairs well with rich appetizers or a hot summer day. Three ingredients make a Bee's Knees simple and perfectly refreshing.
What You Need
How to Make a Bee's Knees
Place all ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
Shake it up and strain into a glass.
Tips on Bee's Knees
There are only 3 ingredients, including fresh juice, so using fresh lemon juice is important on this one. Squeezing 1 lemon should give you more than enough juice for this cocktail.
Pick your favorite gin for this one. If you're new to gin, try a more neutral flavored gin like Beefeater or Aviation. My favorite in this cocktail is New Holland's Knickerbocker Gin, made right here in West Michigan. New Holland also makes a Blueberry Gin that creates a delicious variation for this cocktail.
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Happy Hour Snack Pairing
Enjoy your sweet and tart Bee's Knees with warm and smoky bacon wrapped dates.