A bees knees variation utilizing Aviation American Gin & black basil
1.5 parts Aviation Gin
1.5 parts Honey Water (1:1 dilution)
.75 part Fresh Lemon Juice
3 leaves of black basil
Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker. Add ice. Hard shake for 20 seconds and double strained into a well chilled martini glass.
Garnish with fresh black basil. Drink will have a cloudy pink hue, taking its ethereal color from the basil.
Tart and refreshing, with delightful aroma.