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Monday Classics: The Bee’s Knees

Monday Classics: The Bee’s Knees

Today’s Monday Classic cocktail is The Bee’s Knees, a very simple and straightforward drink that dates back to the Prohibition era. It is thought to have been developed at a time when most of the gin being made was completely uncontrolled and its taste and aroma left quite a bit to be desired. The honey and lemon helped to mask the off flavors and make the gin more palatable. The Bee’s Knees follows a simple sour formula of 2 ounces base spirit, 3/4 ounce sweet ingredient, and 3/4 ounce sour ingredient. It lends

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