Refreshing and nuanced, this Spanish-Style Gin-Tonic with Lavender and Grapefruit, is a carefully balanced blend of gin, tonic, herbs, seasonal and citrus peels.
- ½ teaspoon lightly packed lavender leaves
- 2 ounce London dry gin
- 5 ounce tonic
- 1–2 long stemmed lavender blossoms
- 1–2 grapefruit peels
Tear the lavender leaves and then roll them between your fingers to release the oils. Drop them into a stemmed wine glass or goblet. Fill the glass with medium ice cubes. Add gin and tonic and gently stir. With a peeler peel one or two long grapefruit peels, express the oils over the top of the drink and drape on the rim of the glass or float on the surface of the drink. Garnish with a lavender blossoms.