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)
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
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.