Lavender Green Tea and Gin Cocktail

A light and calming cocktail for the first days of spring. This is the new patio pitcher drink, complete with fresh lavender.
By Lauren Zaser

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Lavender Green Tea and Gin Cocktail
 
A light and calming cocktail for the first days of spring. This is the new patio pitcher drink, complete with fresh lavender.
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Recipe Type: Cocktail
Serves: 2
Ingredients
Makes 2 drinks
  • 6 oz Lavender Green Tea (I found mine at an asian grocery store)
  • 2 oz Gin
  • Agave syrup/honey/or simple syrup, to taste
  • 2 Fresh lavender sprigs
Pitcher Amounts
  • 3-4 bags Lavender Green Tea
  • 1 cup Gin
  • Agave syrup/honey/or simple syrup, to taste
Instructions
Makes 2 drinks
  1. Steep tea according to package, chill in refrigerator.
  2. In cocktail shaker add ice and 6 oz of cooled lavender green tea, 2 oz of gin and sweetener to taste. I used agave syrup to bring out the botanicals in the gin and lavender.
  3. Shake and pour into glasses. Garnish with a sprig of lavender.
Pitcher instructions
  1. Bring 750 ml of water to boil. Steep tea according to package using 3-4 tea bags. Pour into pitcher and chill in the refrigerator.
  2. Once chilled add 1 cup of gin, sweetener to taste, ice and stir. Enjoy with Friends!
Notes
This can easily be made into a pitcher drink!

 

Lauren Zaser

Lauren Zaser (b. 1990) is a Seattle native currently living in Brooklyn, NY. She is one of the co-founders of TGIF Gallery. She loves making sangria, smelling candles and hanging out in backyards with tacos.

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