Episode: Marfa, Texas
Total:
8 hr 15 min
Active:
15 min
Yield:
1 cocktail
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Lavender Simple Syrup:
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup dried or fresh lavender
Cocktail:
  • 1 1/2 ounces reposado tequila 
  • 1 ounce fresh grapefruit juice 
  • 1/2 ounce fresh lime juice 
  • Pinch salt 
  • 1 1/2 ounces light beer 
  • Lavender sprig, for garnish 

Directions

For the lavender simple syrup: Add the sugar, 1 cup water and the lavender to a saucepan and bring to a simmer over medium heat. Simmer until the sugar is dissolved; remove from the heat. Let the mixture sit overnight and infuse, and then strain into a jar. Store in the refrigerator for up to 1 week and try not to drink it alone.

For the cocktail: In a tall glass filled with ice, add the tequila, grapefruit juice, lime juice, 1/2 ounce lavender simple syrup and salt and stir. Top with the light beer, stir lightly and garnish with a sprig of lavender.

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