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Bee's Knees
Bee's Knees cocktail: a recipe of French origin dating from the 1920s.


For 1 person
6 cl gin
1 cl lemon juice
1 tsp honey

How to make

👉 shaker / 🥃 martini or cup / 🍸 short drink (8cl) / ⏱️ 3 mn
  1. Shake the gin, lemon juice and honey with a few ice cubes.

  2. Strain into the glass.


The Bee's Knees is a French cocktail composed of gin, lemon juice and honey, it first appeared in 1929 in Cocktails de Paris where the recipe is accredited to Frank Meier of the Ritz. Frank Meier also accredits the invention of the Bees' Knees in his own book "The Artistry of Mixing Drinks" dating from 1936.

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