It’s Been a Long Week: Miss Ada’s Lavender Old Fashioned

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Image: ESSENTIAL HOMME, Miss Ada.

WHAT

Named for its Hebrew heritage, Miss Ada, Brooklyn’s Mediterranean hot spot, showcases the Lavender Old Fashioned, a sweet treat that professes the eatery’s relaxed aesthetic. With flowery overtones and a sugary finish the cocktail provides summer’s sippable must.

HOW

Ingredients:

  • 6 oz. Lavender
  • 2 oz. Four Roses bourbon
  • 2 qt. Water
  • 4 c. Sugar
  • 1 dash Angostura bitters

Image: ESSENTIAL HOMME, Four Roses, Fiji, Domino Sugar, and Angostura Orange.

THEN

Combine lavender, water, and sugar in a sauce pan and simmer over low heat for 5 minutes. Let the mixture steep overnight. Then, take two bar spoons of simple syrup and stir with bourbon and bitters in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Strain into a rocks glass with fresh ice and garnish with a lemon peel.

 
 
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