The Perfect Cocktail for Spring- La Vie En Rose

The perfect cocktail for Spring and to celebrate #NationalCocktailDay this weekend (it was March 24th but we can still celebrate!!) – La Vie En Rose. It’s simply delicious for a cocktail celebration with all the best flavors: rose water, crushed cardamom pods, lemon juice, gin, and soda water. The butterfly pea flower in Empress gin mixed with lemon juice gives this drink its beautiful purple pink hue. So go grab all the ingredients and make this perfect cocktail for Spring now!! To make this a mocktail, simply leave out the gin…it will still feel like the most perfect drink for Spring! Promise! 

Cocktail for Spring

The Perfect Cocktail for Spring Recipe La Vie En Rose

  • 3-4 cardamom pods, crushed
  • 1.5 oz Empress 1908 Gin
  • 1 tbsp rose water
  • 2 tbsp simple syrup
  • Juice of half lemon
  • Soda water
  • Ice

Optional: sugar + ground cardamom mixed to rim glasses; dried rose petals for garnish

  1. Optional: Coat glass rim with lemon juice, and rim glass with cardamom sugar.
  2. In a glass, add crushed cardamom pods and gin. Let sit for 5-10 min to let flavors infuse.
  3. Add rose water, simple syrup, and lemon juice. Mix. Add ice, and top off with soda water. Garnish with dried rose petals if desired. We love Rose Dose petals. Enjoy!

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