The Easter Bunny will soon be hopping into the Hamptons, leaving little ones with ornate baskets filled with sweet treats. After they've excitedly searched your yard on the quest
for pretty pastel Easter eggs, mix up one of these five Easter inspired cocktails.
1. Lavender Honey Bee:
• 1.5 oz. Azzurre Gin
• .75 oz. fresh Lemon Juice
• .5 oz. Lavender Syrup*
• Top Club Soda
• Lemon Wedge and Lavender Sprig for garnish
Squeeze lemon into a rocks glass to release juice and oils. Add lavender syrup and Azzurre gin. Stir and fill with ice. Top with club soda and garnish with a lemon wedge and lavender sprig. (Note:To make lavender syrup, simmer 50:50 water and honey with a lavender sprig for 5 minute. Refrigerate for up to 3 days.)
Hop, Skip and Jump! (Courtesy Photo)
2. Hop, Skip and Jump!: (Created by Beckaly Franks of Clyde Common)
• 1.5 oz. Appleton Estate V/X Jamaica Rum
• 1 oz. Pineapple Gum
• .75 oz. Lime Juice
• 1 tsp Becherovka
Combine all ingredients into a Boston Shaker or shaker of your choice, add ice and shake. Double strain into a cocktail shell to serve up or in a bucket with ice.
Clos Dew Drop Cocktail. (Courtesy Photo)
3. Clos Dew Drop Cocktail:
• 4 oz. Clos du Bois
• 2 oz. Gin
• 2 oz. Grapefruit Juice
• 1 to 2 oz. of Simple Syrup (depending on preference of sweetness)
Shake all ingredients with ice and serve in in vintage tea cups.
Panache's Lavender Wódka 75. (Courtesy Photo)
4. Panache's Lavender Wódka 75:
• 3 oz. Lavender Syrup (see below)
• 4 oz. Wodka Vodka
• Squeeze of Lemon, to taste
• 3 oz. Champagne
Mix lavender syrup, Wodka Vodka, and a squeeze of lemon together and stir. Top off with champagne.
Lavender simple syrup:
Peachy Keen Mimosa. (Courtesy Photo)
• About 10 fresh Lavender Flowers
• 1/2 cup Sugar
• 1/2 cup Water
Directions: In a small saucepan, bring the ingredients for the lavender syrup to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for about 5 minutes or until the sugar dissolves. Stir as needed to keep the sugar from sticking to the bottom of the pan. Transfer to a glass jar and let chill in the fridge. Strain out the lavender after 45 minutes and continue to let it chill.
5. Peachy Keen Mimosa:
• 1 part Pinnacle
• 1/2 part DeKuyper
Peachtree Schnapps Liqueur
• 1/2 part Peach Puree
Shake all ingredients over ice and strain into a glass with fresh ice. Garnish with fruit.
Nicole is the Editor-in-Chief of Hamptons.com where she focuses on lifestyle, nightlife, and mixology. She grew up in the Hamptons and currently resides in Water Mill. www.hamptons.com
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