Our Whisky

Lavender Hot Toddy

Makes one cocktail.

  • 1½ ounces Virginia-Highland Whisky
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 4 teaspoons lavender honey simple syrup*
  • Lavender bitters Lemon peel for garnish

Mix all ingredients in a mug.  Top with hot water, stir and garnish with lemon peel.  Top with dashes of lavender bitters.

 

*Lavender Honey Simple Syrup: 2 cups hot water, 2 cups honey, 1 cup lavender flowers, ½ cup mint leaves; Combine honey, hot water, lavender flowers, and ½ cup mint leaves (or 4 tablespoons premade spearmint simple syrup) into a sauce pan and heat until at a boil. Remove completely from heat and let steep for 45 minutes to an hour. Refrigerate and store for up to 2 weeks.