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Honey Lavender Gin Lemonade

Honey Lavender Gin Lemonade is a recommendation for those who enjoy a refreshing twist on classic drinks. This cocktail combines the sweet floral hints of homemade honey lavender simple syrup with the tartness of fresh lemonade and the unique hue of Empress Gin. It’s chilled, vibrant, and just the right mix for a warm day or a chill evening. The lavender adds a subtle, soothing touch that complements the gin beautifully. Give this Honey Lavender Gin Lemonade recipe a try.

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Honey Lavender Gin Lemonade

Prep Time: 4 minutes
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Keyword: Gin, honey cocktails, lavender cocktails, Lemonade
Servings: 1
Author: Paul Kushner
Enjoy Honey Lavender Gin Lemonade, a perfect blend of floral and citrus flavors. Try the recipe now.



For the Honey Lavender Simple Syrup:

  • 1 cup Honey
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1 tablespoon Lavender Flowers

For the Honey Lavender Lemonade:

  • 5 cups Water
  • 1 1/2 cups Lemon Juice
  • Honey Lavender Simple Syrup from above

For the Honey Lavender Gin Lemonade:

  • 4 oz Honey Lavender Lemonade
  • 2 oz Empress Gin which has a naturally vivid indigo color
  • Lavender Sprigs and Lemon Slice for garnish


Making the Honey Lavender Simple Syrup:

  • Combine the honey, water, and lavender flowers in a small saucepan.
  • Bring to a simmer over medium heat, stirring occasionally until the honey is fully dissolved.
  • Remove from heat and let steep for about 30 minutes to infuse the lavender flavor.
  • Strain out the lavender flowers and let the syrup cool. Store in a sealed container in the refrigerator.

Preparing the Honey Lavender Lemonade:

  • In a large pitcher, combine the water and lemon juice.
  • Stir in the honey lavender simple syrup to taste. Adjust the sweetness according to your preference.
  • Refrigerate until chilled.

Assembling the Honey Lavender Gin Lemonade:

  • Fill a glass with ice.
  • Pour 8 oz of the chilled honey lavender lemonade over the ice.
  • Add 2 oz of Empress Gin.
  • Stir gently to mix the lemonade and gin.
  • Garnish with a sprig of lavender and a slice of lemon.


  • Serve immediately, offering a refreshing and visually striking cocktail that's perfect for relaxing afternoons or summer gatherings.
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Honey Lavender Gin Lemonade
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Paul Kushner

Written by Paul Kushner

Founder and CEO of MyBartender. Graduated from Penn State University. He always had a deep interest in the restaurant and bar industry. His restaurant experience began in 1997 at the age of 14 as a bus boy. By the time he turned 17 he was serving tables, and by 19 he was bartending/bar managing 6-7 nights a week.

In 2012, after a decade and a half of learning all facets of the industry, Paul opened his first restaurant/bar. In 2015, a second location followed, the latter being featured on The Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.

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