Colorful Cocktail: Lavender Lemon Drop



  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon lavender buds
  • 1/4 cup Stoli Vanil™ vodka
  • 1 lemon, cut in wedges
  • club soda or sparkling water

Make lavender simple syrup by bringing sugar, water, and lavender to a boil in a small sauce pan, stirring until desired syrup consistency. Remove from heat, strain the lavender buds, and chill completely. In a shaker, combine the vodka, squeeze of a lemon wedge, 1 tablespoon simple syrup, and ice; shake to chill. Pour into a glass and top with a splash of club soda or sparkling water and garnish with lemon and a sprig of fresh lavender, if available.

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