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2 ounces butterfly pea flower-infused Hendricks gin*

¾ ounce lemon juice

¾ ounce blackberry-lavender simple syrup (recipe follows)

½ ounce almond orgeat (recipe follows)

Splash of club soda

Garnish: Mint sprig and lemon wheel

*Soak butterfly pea flowers in gin for 45 minutes. Strain before using.


In a cocktail tin, combine all ingredients except club soda and garnishes. Shake for 15 seconds, then pour into a Collins glass filled with ice. Top with club soda and garnish with mint and lemon wheel.

Blackberry-Lavender Simple Syrup

¼ cup sugar
5-6 blackberries
1 teaspoon dried lavender buds

1. In a small saucepan, combine sugar with ¼ cup water. Bring to a boil until sugar dissovles. 

2. In a small bowl, muddle blackberries with lavender. Pour syrup over berry mixture and let steep for 1 hour. Strain before using.