Bee's Knees Cocktail


Ingredients Ingredient Checklist

  • ¼ cup hot water, divided

  • 1 ½ tablespoons wildflower honey, divided

  • 2 cups ice cubes, divided

  • 6 ounces (3/4 cup) gin (such as Plymouth), divided

  • 3 ounces (6 Tbsp.) dry vermouth, divided

  • 3 ounces (6 Tbsp.) fresh orange juice, divided

  • 2 ounces (1/4 cup) fresh lemon juice, divided

  • 8 ounces (1 cup) chilled club soda, divided

  • 6 (3-in.) orange rind strips, divided

  • 6 (3/4-in.) blocks honeycomb, frozen on cocktail picks

Directions

Instructions Checklist

  • Step 1Combine 2 tablespoons hot water and 2 1/4 teaspoons honey in a cocktail shaker. Add 1 cup ice, 3 ounces gin, 1 1/2 ounces vermouth, 1 1/2 ounces orange juice, and 1 ounce lemon juice. Cover with lid; shake 1 minute.

  • Step 2Strain into 3 glasses; top each with 1 1/4 ounces club soda. Repeat procedure. Place 1 rind strip in each glass; garnish with honeycomb.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 116 calories; fat 0.1g; saturated fat 0g; mono fat 0g; poly fat 0.1g; protein 0g; carbohydrates 10g; fiber 0g; cholesterol 0mg; iron 0mg; sodium 10mg; calcium 5mg; added sugar 7; sugars 9.