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Recipe Type: Cocktail
 
Lavender infused Gin stirred with Herbs de Provance infused French (Dry) Vermouth and dashes of Cointreau. Served up with orange twist.
Ingredients
Cocktail
  • 2 ounces *Lavender-infused Fords Gin
  • 1¼ ounces **Vermouth de Provence
  • ¾ ounce Cointreau
  • 1 orange twist, for garnish
Vermouth de Provence
  • 2 tablespoons Herbs de Provence
  • 1 liter Noilly Prat dry vermouth
Lavender-infused Gin
  • 2 tsp Dried Organic Lavender
  • 1 liter Fords Gin
Instructions
Cocktail
  1. Pour all ingredients into a mixing glass. Add large cold ice and stir for 40 revolutions. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with orange twist.
Vermouth de Provence
  1. Place all herbs in a small sauce pan on medium heat for 2 minutes. Add 2 cups of dry vermouth. Bring to a boil and immediately remove from heat. Let stand till cool. Add remaining vermouth
Lavender-infused Gin
  1. Place lavender in a small sauce pan. Add 2 cups of gin and bring to a boil. Immediately remove from heat and allow to cool. Add remaining gin. Strain the mixture through a cheese cloth into a bottle and discard the lavender. Store at room temperature away from sunlight.
Notes
Tasting Notes
Dominant Flavors: lavender and juniper with orange on the nose
Body or Mouth feel: velvety mouth feel, high alcohol
Dryness: medium with sharp acidity from rosemary and thyme
Complexity: high
Accentuating or contrasting flavors: herbal contrast against soft lavender flavors
Finish: long herbal finish with a sharp orange oils
Recipe by Honest Cooking at https://honestcooking.com/craft-cocktails-coast-coast/