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Yellowjacket (Gin and Yellow Chartreuse Cocktail)

Amy Traynor
An herbal variation on the classic Bees Knees, this gin cocktail is made with Yellow Chartreuse, honey, and lemon.
4.59 from 17 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 1 cocktail


  • 2 oz gin (I used Malfy con Limone)
  • ½ oz Yellow Chartreuse
  • 1 oz lemon juice
  • ½ oz honey syrup (recipe in Notes below)


  • Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker and fill it 3/4 with ice.
  • Shake until chilled, then strain into a cocktail glass.
  • Garnish with a lemon twist.


Keyword bees knees, chartreuse, classic cocktails, gin, honey syrup, lemon
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