Sometimes the best inspiration comes from just walking through the grocery store. I found bunch of fresh lavender at my local Whole Foods and I couldn’t pass them — I had to make something with them! Of course my inspiration gravitated towards the ingredients on my bar cart, and a homemade lavender simple syrup was the perfect ingredient to start refreshing new drink idea. Full recipe below!

Grapefruit and Lavender Refresher.
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Serves: 1 drink
  • Grapefruit Soda or Seltzer
  • Lavender simple syrup
  • Vodka
  1. To make the simple syrup, fill a mason jar with water, 1 tbsp of granulated sugar, and several sprigs of fresh lavender. Let it sit for at least 24 hours in advance of serving.
  2. In a glass over ice add ½ oz of lavender simple syrup and 1oz vodka, stir to combine.
  3. Top with grapefruit soda or seltzer and garnish with a sprig of fresh lavender.

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