A bijou is a mixed alcoholic drink composed of gin, vermouth, and chartreuse. Bijou means “jewel” in French. It is said to have been invented by Harry Johnson. This cocktail is called Bijou because it combines the colors of three jewels: gin for diamond, vermouth for ruby, and chartreuse for emerald.
Bee’s Knees was slang in the 20’s for something new and fresh, this drink was mostly likely named for that saying. We used Raw Organic Orange Blossom Honey to make the honey syrup. There are different raw honeys and they will carry with them the flower flavor so experiment if you’re a honey lover.
Aviation was drink popular in the 1920’s. The name stems from the dash of Crème de Violette which gave the drink it’s pale blue color. A very classic gin drink it is very simple and period appropriate. It is a drink that you pull out to impress your friends with your knowledge of classic mixology.