THE BEE'S KNEES
A gin-based prohibition era cocktail
The Bee's Knees consists of gin (yum), honey (yum), and lemon (yum!). The general consensus is that the honey and lemon were added to mask the smell of liquor...and the questionable taste of the bathtub gin! Here is a classic recipe on One Martini which looks something like: Take 2 ounces gin, ¾ ounce honey syrup and ¾ ounce fresh squeezed lemon juice, shake with ice, and strain into a chilled martini glass.
Read the full recipe and blog post here.