Cocktail: Black Lavender
Source: Alicia Walton, Elixir.
This recipe was demonstrated on May 14, 2008 at a cocktail demonstration and tasting event during San Francisco Cocktail Week.
Makes one cocktail
1 barspoon dried lavender
1 barspoon honey, preferably lavender honey
Splash of simple syrup
0.5 ounce lemon juice
1.5 ounces aged dark rum, preferably Zacapa 23 year
0.5 ounce Tuaca (vanilla-flavored liqueur)
- Muddle blackberries with lavender, honey, syrup and lemon juice. Add rum and Tuaca.
- Shake vigorously and double strain over ice. (For multiple cocktails, the honey and simple syrup can be combined into a honey syrup – just add a half-ounce of syrup for each drink).