Let me be, Lemon Bee!



I would suggest you make the Preserved lemon & honey syrup in advance so you can whip this super refreshing, simple & bright cocktail on a whim.

This recipe was created by sommelier Adrienne Voboril of Summit Street, a sommelier service specializing in wine education classes, in-home tastings and corporate events. Photography by Maria Midoes.

Makes 1 serving 


1 jigger (2 Tbsp) gin

1/2 jigger (1.5 Tbsp) fresh-squeezed lemon juice

1/2 jigger (1.5 Tbsp) Preserved Lemon Paste and honey simple syrup*

Mix all ingredients in a shaker with ice, shake until chilled, strain and serve in a cocktail glass

Garnish options: lemon spiral or honey stick

replacement options:
Gin- vodka

* Preserved Lemon Paste and honey simple syrup:

1/2 cup honey

1/2 cup water

1 tablespoon Preserved Lemon Paste

Bring to boil over medium heat. Stir continuously. Remove from heat pour into storage jar and refrigerate.