Classic Bee's Knees with Orange Syrup

Recette Bee's knees classique
Ingredients :

2 oz (60 ml) gin (forest or boreal)

¼ oz (8 ml) orange syrup

¾ oz (23 ml) honey syrup (1 part honey and 1 part water)

¾ oz (23 ml) fresh lemon juice

Lemon zest (to garnish)

Preparation :

Put all the ingredients in a shaker.

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

Strain through a fine sieve into a chilled cup.

Garnish with a lemon zest

About our Classic Bee's Knees with Orange 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.