Tequila Bee’s Knees

Tequila Bee's Knees

Quick Facts

Cocktail History

If you’re looking for a fun, historical drink, look no further than the Tequila Bee’s Knees! This delicious recipe is made with tequila, honey, and lemon juice, and was first created during the prohibition era in the United States. The phrase “bee’s knees” was used in Prohibition times as slang to mean “the best.” Bee’s Knees cocktails are named for their sweetness – the honey makes them taste like honeycomb! – and were originally created as a way to make low-quality booze more palatable. Today, Tequila Bee’s Knees are enjoyed by people all over the world, and are a delicious way to enjoy tequila!


  • 2 oz Tequila
  • 1 oz Freshly squeezed Lemon Juice
  • 1 oz Fresh Cranberry Juice
  • 1/2 oz Honey Syrup
  • Garnish: Maraschino Cherry

Cocktail Preparation

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.

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