Lavender Bee's Knees Cocktail
January 13, 2015
CocktailsFood & Drinks
Lavender and lemon sound like a really good time when paired with an aperitif, don't you think? I'm not normally a gin drinker but I will certainly make an exception for this beauty. The Lavender Bee's Knees Cocktail from Kristin Alexander and Jodee Debes Photography is a must make next on your list. Grab the instructions for the syrup + cocktail below! 
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Lavender Bee's Knees

Ingredients for cocktail:
2 oz. Botanist Gin
3/4 oz. Lavender Syrup
1 oz. fresh squeezed lemon juice

Ingredients for Lavender Syrup:
1/4 c. honey
1/8 c. hot water
1 tsp. dried lavender

Method for Lavender Syrup:
1. Bring water to simmer in a pot on stove
2. Add honey and stir until evenly mixed while continuing to simmer
3. Add lavender and stir
4. Remove from stove and let cool
5. Once cool, strain syrup into a bowl

Method for cocktail:
1. Combine gin, syrup and lemon juice in a shaker with ice
2. Shake until cold
3. Pour into a rocks glass
4. Garnish with lavender or honeycomb
5. Sip and enjoy!
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