VeeV Lavande

VeeV Lavande

VeeV Lavande is a play on words – Vive Lavande, meaning Long Live Lavender – and it is the combination of Lavender Lemonade with acai berry and ginger that creates a remarkably smooth yet complex champagne cocktail.

This is a wonderful drink for special occasions when you want to really impress people.

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Ingredients

  • FOR THE LEMONADE:
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp food-grade lavender buds (you can also include leaves)
  • 4 – 5 cups water
  • FOR THE COCKTAIL:
  • 1 oz VeeV Acai Spirit
  • 1/2 oz Canton Ginger liqueur
  • Lavender lemonade
  • Dry sparkling wine or champagne (such as Prosecco)

Instructions

  1. FOR THE LAVENDER LEMONADE:
  2. Add sugar, 1 cup of water and lavender buds to a pan and heat over a very low setting ’til the sugar dissolves
  3. Continue to simmer slowly, ’til the liquid reduces by about 10%, then remove from heat
  4. Strain the liquid to remove the lavender and stir in the lemon juice
  5. When cool, dilute with 3 or 4 cups of water and refrigerate
  6. FOR THE COCKTAIL:
  7. Chill the VeeV and Canton Ginger in a shaker over ice
  8. Strain into a champagne flute
  9. Add equal parts chilled lemonade and sparkler
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