Honeycomb Gin Cocktail

A cocktail made with real honeycomb is sure to satisfy any sweet tooth.

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In making this, I thought of the Prohibition era drink, “The Bee’s Knees”, which is a mix of gin, lemon and honey. The 1920’s name means “an extraordinary thing,” and I think the touch of honeycomb in its purest form made the cocktail even more buzzworthy.

Honeycomb Gin Cocktail
 
A cocktail made with real honeycomb is sure to satisfy any sweet tooth!
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Recipe Type: Cocktail
Serves: 1 drink
Ingredients
  • 1 T honey
  • 1 T water
  • 2 oz gin (I used Beefeater)
  • ¾ oz fresh lemon juice
  • Ice
  • 1 (1/2-inch) piece of raw honeycomb, for garnish
Instructions
  1. Pour the honey and water into a little cup or bowl and microwave for 15 seconds. Stir to combine to create a honey syrup.
  2. Pour the honey syrup, gin, and lemon juice into a cocktail shaker filled halfway with ice.
  3. Shake vigorously and strain into a chilled mason jar or your favorite cocktail glass.
  4. Garnish with a piece of honeycomb.
 

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