Place 10 blackberries in a mixing glass
with 1.5 oz. of lavender simple syrup*,
along with the juice of one small lemon
Muddle the mixture and add 2 ounces of the most delectable Gin in your stable
(my crush is Martin Miller's)
Now if you are lucky to have talented friends like I am,
add several spritzes of lavender hydrasol (lavender flower water)
Lots of ice, and a top to the mixing glass, and shake.
Loosely strained into a glass filled with fresh crushed ice and a mere splash of soda water.
Garnish with a blackberry and some lavender sprigs
and sip and sip and sip and..........
* email me if you do not know how to do this!