Blueberry and Lavender Gin and Tonic


Blueberry and Lavender Gin and Tonic


Blueberry and Lavender Gin and Tonic in cocktail glasses

Long summer days that end with having guests over require some go-to cocktails to have in your repertoire. And, as you may know, most people say Gin and Tonic is a quintessential cocktail for the summer. Well, I love myself a nice Gin and Tonic all year round, but who are they to judge?! Anyway, I was saying something about having people over. Either you’re hosting your closest friends or the fanciest guests, this Blueberry and Lavender Gin and Tonic will have them asking for more !

And that’s because this cocktail really does have it all. In other words, it tastes like summer in a glass. With the sweetness of the blueberries, the heavy floral notes of the lavender, the fizzy tonic water and the bitterness of the gin that always keeps us coming back for more…mmm! Doesn’t that sound good. And, like most things in life, this one’s all about balance!

You can find other cocktail recipes here: Homemade Eggnog Recipe, Sunrise Mimosa Cocktails.

Tips and tricks for a perfect Blueberry and Lavender Gin and Tonic:

-Chill your gin in the fridge or freezer. The cooler, the better!

-Chill the glasses as well for the best result.

-Fill the glass almost completely with ice. Also, the bigger the cubes, the better.

-Did you ever try pink gin? If not, you should definitely give it a try! It is sweeter and less dry.

Blueberry and Lavender Gin and Tonic

A lovely summery cocktail, fruity yet floral, for whenever you want to impress your guests!
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Blueberry, Cocktail, Drink, Floral, Fruity, Gin, Lavender, Summery, Tonic
Yield: 2 cocktails


Blueberry and Lavender Syrup

  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1 tbsp lavender flowers (culinary lavender)
  • 50 ml water
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup

For the Blueberry and Lavender Gin and Tonic ( Ingredients for 1 cocktail)

  • 25 ml Syrup (the above-mentioned)
  • 50 ml Gin (of your choice)
  • 150 ml Tonic water


Blueberry and Lavender Syrup

  • Add all the ingredients in a sauce pan and slowly bring to the boil, stirring from time to time.
  • Simmer for a few minutes, allowing the lavender to infuse and then remove from the heat
  • Using a fork or a potato masher, crush the berries.
  • After it cooled down completely, strain the syrup.

Cocktail preparation

  • Fill a glass with ice, pour in the gin and then top up with tonic water.
  • Slowly pour the blueberry and lavender syrup, allowing it to settle at the bottom of the glass.
  • Decorate with lavender and blueberries, then stir to serve.
    Blueberry and Lavender Gin and Tonic in cocktail glasses


The blueberry and lavender syrup works great in other recipes as well and is a great topping for pancakes .

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