The cocktail is representative of pre Prohibition cocktails and the fact that honey and lemon were used as a cover up for the sometimes unpleasant taste of home made gin. This cocktail was very well suited for the exquisite palate of the day.


  • Gin
  • Honey
  • Lemon juice


2 ounces of gin, ¾ ounce lemon juice, ¾ honey syrup. Shake with ice and strain into martini glass, serve with a lemon twist.