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Violet liqueur gives the Lavender Lemonade a purple hue

Floral notes from violet liqueur and lavender simple syrup elevate this summery sip.

Woody Creek Distillers, Basalt, CO

1 1/2 ounces Woody Creek potato vodka
2 ounces freshly squeezed lemon juice
3/4 ounce lavender simple syrup (see directions below)
1 dash violet liqueur
Lemon twist, for garnish

Place the Woody Creek potato vodka, freshly squeezed lemon juice and lavender simple syrup in a shaker. Add ice and shake. Strain into an ice-filled rocks or Collins glass. Add a dash of violet liqueur. Garnish with a lemon twist.

Lavender Simple Syrup
1 cup sugar
1 cup water
1 tablespoon food-grade dried lavender
Combine the sugar, water and dried lavender in a pot and bring to a boil, stirring to dissolve. Simmer for 20 minutes, and then remove from heat and allow to steep for 20 minutes. Strain and store in an airtight container. It can be refrigerated for up to one month. 

Spirit Information


Basalt CO 81621 U.S.


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