Okay, honestly I picked this cocktail because of the name, but Tom picked it because it promised to do what no other cocktail has done for him: Make gin drinkable!

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Bees' Knees
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Ingredients
  • 1 jigger gin
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
Instructions
  1. Shake well with ice; strain into chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with button marigold if desired.

 

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According to the 2-in-1 Recipe Card, this cocktail is an authentic Prohibition cocktail, where the smoothness of honey was used to cut the sting of bathtub gin.

Or, in Tom’s case, any gin.

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“This is actually good.”

“Really? So the honey thing works?”

“Yep. Now this is a gin cocktail I like.”

The Verdict: Good

From the Tasting Notes:

The honey actually did cut the “sting” of the gin. Ended up smooth and delicious!

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