Bee's Knees with Lemon Syrup

Recette de cocktail - Monsieur Cocktail - Patrice Plante -  Bee's knees
Ingredients :

1 oz (30 ml) gin (forest or boreal)

½ oz (15 ml) lemon syrup

1 tsp honey

1 tbsp boiling water

Lemon zest (for garnish)

Preparation :

In a shaker, add honey and hot water

and stir with a spoon to dilute it.

Put the rest of the ingredients in the shaker.

Fill with ice cream and stir until your fingers get very cold.

Strain through a fine strainer into a chilled cup.

Garnish with a lemon zest.

About our Bee's Knees with Lemon Syrup

Did you know that during Prohibition, mixology was used to mask the foul taste of low-quality spirits, the few you could get your hands on? This cocktail is arguably the finest example of a cocktail born at that time, with honey and orange being less commonly used combinations with gin.