bartender juan coronado and the bees knees cocktail

Bee’s Knees cocktail twist by Juan Coronado

The renowned bartender shared with Spirits Hunters his recipe for the classic Bee’s Knees cocktail.

Juan Coronado, an 18+ year veteran of the food and wine industry, started out surrounded by Champagne as a sommelier at Bubble Lounge in New York and San Francisco. He shared his knowledge beyond the lounge, teaching Champagne 101 classes for The New York Times.

 

Bee’s Knees

60 ml of Bees Wax Gin

7.5 ml Truffle Honey

15 ml of honey syrup

30 ml of lemon

Tools: cocktail shaker, strainer, double strainer

Type of glass: cocktail glass

Garnish: bee jelly

Method: shake the ingredients vigorously with lots of ice. With the glass previously chilled, double strain the contents of the cocktail shaker into the glass. Twist a strand of lemon peel over the surface of the cocktail and garnish with gypsophila.

 

Do not drive under the influence of alcohol. Consume in moderation.

 

 

 

 

Don’t drink and drive. Enjoy responsibly.

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