The Lavender Daisy

I like to use fresh citrus juice to help tame overly perfumed or cloying aromatics.
June 23, 2016

Ingredients

  • 10 fresh blueberries (3 reserved for garnish), rinsed
  • ½ teaspoon fresh (or ¼ teaspoon dried) lavender flowers
  • 1 ounce fresh lemon juice
  • 1½ ounces Bombay Sapphire Gin
  • Sparkling water
  • 1 ounce honey syrup*

Instructions

In a highball glass, muddle 7 blueberries with lavender blossoms and honey syrup. Add ice, fresh lemon juice, gin and top with sparkling water. Garnish with 3 blueberries.

* Combine 1 cup local honey and 1 cup water in a saucepan over low heat and stir until honey dissolves. Cool and pour into a clean glass bottle. Refrigerate up to 2 weeks.


Mixologist Adrienne Nicole, The Rooftop at The Vanderbilt Grace, Newport

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Ingredients

  • 10 fresh blueberries (3 reserved for garnish), rinsed
  • ½ teaspoon fresh (or ¼ teaspoon dried) lavender flowers
  • 1 ounce fresh lemon juice
  • 1½ ounces Bombay Sapphire Gin
  • Sparkling water
  • 1 ounce honey syrup*
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