Riff on a classic by TJ Drake
Difficulty Level: Easy+
This classic cocktail, when shaken correctly, is like drinking a cloud. Incredibly light and airy. full of subtle gin and citrus notes.
1 1/2 oz. Vitae Spirits Old Tom Gin
juice of 1/2 lemon
0.5 oz Lavender Simple syrup
0.5 oz egg white
Top with 5 drops Embitterment Lavender Bitter
Lavender Simple Syrup
2 cups water
1 Cup Sugar
4 oz by volume – dried lavender buds
Combine water and Lavender buds into a sauce pan and bring to a slight simmer for 5 minutes. Strain out the loose buds and add sugar. Place back on stove and bring up to a boil. Immediately pull from heat and let cool to room temperature.
1. Combine ingredients in shaker.
2. Shake well and pour into a martini/coupe glass.
3. Garnish with bitters.