Drink of the Week: Lavender Lemonade Collins
Drink of the Week

Drink of the Week: Lavender Lemonade Collins

Welcome back, NowOmaha.com readers! This week, we’re featuring the Lavender Lemonade Collins, a soothing and refreshing drink that’s perfect for warm spring and summer days. Its delightful blend of citrus, floral notes, and effervescence makes it a truly uplifting and enjoyable cocktail. Let’s learn more about this enchanting beverage before diving into the recipe.

The Lavender Lemonade Collins is a modern variation of the classic Tom Collins cocktail, which dates back to the late 19th century. The Tom Collins is typically made with gin, lemon juice, simple syrup, and soda water. Our featured drink adds a touch of lavender and swaps the gin for vodka, creating a more delicate and fragrant beverage that captures the essence of spring and summer.

Here’s the recipe for the Lavender Lemonade Collins:


  • 2 oz. vodka
  • 1 oz. fresh lemon juice
  • 0.5 oz. lavender simple syrup (recipe below)
  • Soda water
  • Ice
  • Lemon wheel and lavender sprig, for garnish

Lavender Simple Syrup:

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tbsp dried culinary lavender

Instructions for Lavender Simple Syrup:

  1. Combine sugar, water, and lavender in a saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Stir until sugar has dissolved.
  3. Remove from heat and let steep for 20-30 minutes.
  4. Strain the syrup through a fine mesh strainer to remove lavender.
  5. Store in the refrigerator in an airtight container.

Instructions for Lavender Lemonade Collins:

  1. In a Collins glass filled with ice, add the vodka, lemon juice, and lavender simple syrup.
  2. Top with soda water.
  3. Gently stir to combine.
  4. Garnish with a lemon wheel and a sprig of lavender.

Sip and savor the delightful flavors of the Lavender Lemonade Collins as you enjoy the beauty and tranquility of the season.

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