A twist on the classic bees knees cocktail, using Tequila instead of gin, this honeyed lemon cocktail is more like a bee sting! With this recipe, we add a touch of flavor and color by adding fresh cranberry juice. The phrase the “bee’s knees” was used in Prohibition times as slang to mean “the best.” Well, we scoured up the best recipe for a special twist on this classic cocktail.
- 2 oz Tequila
- 1 oz Freshly squeezed Lemon Juice
- 1 oz Fresh Cranberry Juice
- 1/2 oz Honey Syrup
- Garnish: Maraschino Cherry
In a shaker tin, combine fresh lemon juice, honey syrup, gin, and ice. Shake vigorously and strain into a tall glass. Garnish with a cherry.