The Bee’s Knees Cocktail

1 serving

This summer, beat your basic G&T with this pre-Prohibition libation from the pros at Holeman & Finch

illustration: Tim Bower




    • 1 3/4 oz. gin, preferably St. George Spirits

    • 3/4 oz. lemon juice

    • ½ oz. honey syrup (recipe below)

    • 2 dashes celery bitters, preferably Bitter Truth


  1. Combine ingredients in a mixing glass and add ice. Shake thoroughly and strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

  2. For the honey syrup:
    Combine 1 part water with 1 part honey in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir until the honey dissolves.

Recipe from Holeman & Finch in Atlanta, Georgia.