Lavender-Chamomile Tequila

Total Time:
1 hr 5 min
Prep:
40 min
Inactive:
20 min
Cook:
5 min

Yield:
1 serving
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • Crushed ice, for serving
  • 2 ounces Chamomile-Infused Reposado, recipe follows
  • 3/4 ounce Lavender Honey Simple Syrup, recipe follows
  • 3/4 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • Dash bitters, such as Peychaud's
  • Lavender sprig or chamomile flower, for garnish
  • Chamomile-Infused Reposado:
  • 1 cup reposado tequila
  • 2 bags chamomile tea
  • Lavender Honey Simple Syrup:
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 2 teaspoons dried lavender
Directions
  • Special equipment: a cocktail shaker

  • Fill a rocks glass with crushed ice. Shake the Chamomile-Infused Reposado, Lavender Honey Simple Syrup, lime juice and bitters in a cocktail shaker. Pour into the glass and garnish with a lavender. Serve immediately.

Chamomile-Infused Reposado:
  • Put the tequila in a measuring cup, add the tea bags and let steep for 30 minutes; remove and discard the tea bags. Store in a jar. Put jar in your purse. Cry at a bus stop. (Not those last parts.) The reposado can be refrigerated for up to 1 month. Yield: About 1 cup

Lavender Honey Simple Syrup:
  • Put the honey, lavender and 1/2 cup water in a small saucepan over medium heat and warm, stirring once or twice, until the honey melts.

  • Cool; strain into a jar. The simple syrup can be refrigerated, covered, for 1 week. Yield: 1 cup


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