Signature Drink: Connoisseur Cup Punch

INGREDIENTS
— 2 cups Breckenridge Gin
— 1/2 cup Dolin Blanc Vermouth (do not substitute another dry vermouth, but if necessary use Lillet Blanc)
— 2 cups Teakoe’s Kodiak Mountain Mint Tea (prepared from tea bags)
— 1 cup lavender syrup*
— 1 cup fresh lemon juice (fresh squeezed the day punch is made)

DIRECTIONS
Combine, stir and serve chilled over ice with a lemon slice and thyme sprig. Serves eight people with two full servings each

*For the lavender syrup, boil the desired amount of water, add 1 cup dried lavender flowers to every liter of boiled water, and let steep for 1 hour. Strain flowers from water. For every cup of lavender water, stir in 1 cup sugar until it is dissolved.

Courtesy of Patrick Williams, Beverage Director, Punch Bowl Social

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