The Lilac Bloom


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The Lilac Bloom

This Sunday is all about celebrating Mothers. We love them because they do so much for us without expecting anything in return. They are always there when we need them the most, know exactly what to say, and are pretty much always right (though we don’t admit that very often.)  

So, this Mother’s Day, let Mom sit back and mix her a drink. We suggest the Lilac Bloom from our book Shake. This floral recipe doesn’t include alcohol, but if Mom wants to throw a shot of vodka in there, we won't tell anyone.

Happy Mother’s Day from the Mason Shaker Team!

The Lilac Bloom
Makes Two Drinks

  • 8 shots spring water
  • 4 slices of fresh ginger
  • 4 cubes cane sugar
  • 1 shot fresh lemon juice
  • 1 large bunch of spring lilac blossoms
  1. Add the ginger slices, cane sugar cubes and lemon juice to the Shaker.
  2. Muddle the ingredients in the bottom of the Shaker until thoroughly crushed and the sugar has mostly dissolved.
  3. Add the spring water and ice to above the level of the liquid and shake vigorously for 15 seconds.
  4. Strain mixture into Collins glasses containing layers of large cubes of ice and lilac blossoms.
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