Add apple quarters, lemon juice, and gin to a cocktail shaker. Using a muddler, muddle ingredients together. Add fresh sage leaves and ice to cocktail shaker. Shake until combined and chilled.
The Bee’s Knees is a classic gin cocktail dating back to the early 1900’s. Jeff updated this classic by using sweet Honeycrisp apples, honey, and savory sage.
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Servings and Ingredients
|¾ Honeycrisp apple, quartered|
|½ lemon, juiced|
|1 ½ oz. Tanqueray gin|
|3 fresh sage leaves, plus additional for garnish|
Things To Grab
- Cocktail shaker
- Champagne flute
Hyvee Culinary Expert TipTo release the oils from the sage, give it a good slap before adding it to your cocktail shaker.
Double strain into a champagne flute and garnish with fresh sage, if desired.
Amounts Per Serving
- Total Fat: 0g
- Cholesterol: 0mg
- Sodium: 0mg
- Total Carbohydrates: 21g
- Protein: 1g