Happy Hour {Lavender Rose 75 for Valentine’s Day}

I am so excited to share the most delicious cocktail I created for our Valentine’s Day. I wanted something we would both love, but also something festive and special for the evening. Enter the Lavender Rose 75!

Lavender Rose 75

This is based on the Empress 75, which is our absolute favorite cocktail of all time and our “signature” cocktail that we always serve when entertaining.

INGREDIENTS
  • 1½ OZ EMPRESS 1908 GIN
  • 3⁄4 OZ FRESH LEMON JUICE
  • 1⁄2 OZ LAVENDER SIMPLE SYRUP
  • SPARKLING WINE
  • Edible Rose Petals
METHOD

Shake on ice, fine strain into a chilled flute, top with sparkling wine. Garnish with rose petals.

Lavender Simple Syrup

I almost always have this simple syrup in the fridge. It is my favorite in an afternoon iced latte and was fantastic in this cocktail.

Combine everything in a small sauce pan. Bring to a boil, stirring frequently until sugar completely dissolves. Once cool, strain into a container.

Favorite Products and Sources

I am so devoted to my new cocktail craft that I made my own simple syrup (keeps well in a mason jar in the fridge), found a 

You can find a bunch more Empress recipes and reviews HERE.

And, the Empress 75 recipe HERE.

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4 thoughts on “Happy Hour {Lavender Rose 75 for Valentine’s Day}

  1. You said “strain into a chilled flute” but the glasses you are using are champagne coupes. Flutes are the tall skinny ones. ;)

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