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"Love in the Dark" Cocktail

Inspired by Adele, this cocktail is Grammy-worthy

Adele continues to rise from the ashes of a soul-crushing relationship, resulting in her stunning Grammy-nominated album 25. This cocktail may be dark in color, thanks to the very on-trend activated charcoal. However, it’s refreshing in flavor, much like the release of a new Adele record.

This recipe is courtesy of Patina Restaurant Group.


For the lavender syrup:

  • 2 Cups water
  • 2 Cups sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons dried lavender blossoms

For the cocktail:

  • 2 Ounces Plymouth Gin
  • 3/4 Ounces lemon juice
  • 3/4 Ounces lavender syrup
  • 1 Tablespoon activated charcoal
  • 1 egg white
  • Edible flower, for garnish


For the lavender syrup:

In a saucepan, bring ingredients to a boil, stirring so that the sugar dissolves.

Reduce heat and continue stirring until all the sugar has dissolved.

Remove from heat and let steep for 30 minutes.

Remove lavender blossoms and allow syrup to cool.

Store in an airtight container and keep refrigerated.

For the cocktail:

Dry shake (no ice) egg whites.

Add all other ingredients and dry shake again.

Add ice and shake a third time.

Double strain over a large coupe or martini glass.

Garnish with edible flower.