Lavender-Chamomile Tequila

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 45 min
  • Active: 45 min
  • Yield: 1 serving
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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 


Special equipment:
a cocktail shaker
  1. 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:

Yield: About 1 cup
  1. 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. 

Lavender Honey Simple Syrup:

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