Lavender Mule

Kathleen Hawkins, Wright & Co. | Detroit

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To the timeless Moscow Mule construction, Kathleen Hawkins adds a floral note by way of lavender syrup, but keeps the skeleton of the drink intact.

Ingredients

Serving: 1

  • 2 ounces vodka
  • 1/2 ounce lime juice
  • 1/4 ounce ginger syrup (1:1, ginger juice:demerara sugar)
  • 1/4 ounce lavender syrup (1:1, lavender liquid [see Editor's note]:white sugar)
  • ginger beer, to top

Garnish: lavender sprig

Directions
  1. Combine all ingredients, except the ginger beer, in a mixing tin and shake with ice.
  2. Strain into a glass over ice.
  3. Top with ginger beer and garnish with a lavender sprig.
Editor's Note

Lavender Syrup:
12 tablespoons dried lavender
3 cups hot water

Add the lavender to the water and steep for three to five minutes, or longer if a stronger flavor is desired. Strain out the solids before using.

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