Love Potion #9 Gin Martini
Makes one cocktail
• 1.5 oz gin
• .5 oz soju
• .25 oz St. Germain
• .5 oz El Guapo® Lavender Syrup (DIY recipe below)
• .25 oz freshly squeezed lemon juice
• 3 dashes El Guapo® Love Potion #9 Bitters
• Club soda
• Rose petals (or rose petal ice cubes), for garnish
In a shaker filled with ice, pour gin, soju & St. Germain, syrup, juice & bitters. Shake vigorously, & strain into a coupe or martini glass. Top with club soda & bitters. Garnish with rose petals or a rose petal ice cube before serving.
DIY Lavender Syrup
• 1 cup Water
• 1 cup White sugar
• .25 cup Dried lavender
In a heavy bottomed sauce pot, heat water to a rolling boil. Remove water from heat source and add sugar, stirring until dissolved. Add lavender and allow mixture to cool (refrigerate overnight for maximum lavender flavor). Strain through a mesh sieve into a container. Syrup will keep in a refrigerator for up to a week.