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The Bees Knees – Honey Gin Cocktail

Yields1 Serving

The homemade honey syrup in this easy prohibition-era cocktail gives you the right kind of buzz. The botanical elements of gin combined with the sweet aroma of the honey syrup give this drink a decidedly summer feel. Best enjoyed with friends on a patio.

Honey Syrup Ingredients
 1 cup raw Alberta honey
  cup hot water
 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
Cocktail Ingrediants
 1 ½ tbsp honey syrup
 ¼ cup cucumber gin
Make the honey syrup

In a container, combine honey and hot water and stir until completely mixed. Use immediately or store and refrigerate for up to five days.

Make the cocktail

In a shaker tin, combine fresh lemon juice, honey syrup, gin, and ice. Shake vigorously and strain into a coupe glass.