Philly Flower Show Cocktail Recipes from Art in the Age

Philly-Flower-Show-Cocktails-AITAThe famous Philadelphia Flower Show starts this weekend (and runs March 1-9). To celebrate, Art in the Age has crafted two Flower Show-inspired signature cocktails that they’ll be serving at the show on March 2 (look for them in the Grand Hall from 4-6pm). Art in the Age incorporated their organic liquors into a delicious blackberry lemonade and a lavender cup.

bartramsBartram’s Blackberry Lemonade

Ingredients:

  • 2 parts RHUBARB tea
  • 3 blackberries
  • a few basil leaves
  • sparkling lemonade

Directions: In rocks glass, muddle blackberries, a few basil leaves, and RHUBARB. Add ice and top with sparkling lemonade. Stir to combine.

AITA-sage-lavender-cupSAGE Lavender Cup

Ingredients:

  • 2 parts SAGE
  • 2 tsp. Lavender Honey Syrup*
  • Splash of club soda
  • Lemon slice

Directions: Fill a tall glass with ice. Add SAGE and lavender honey syrup. Top with club soda, stir, and garnish with lemon

*To make Lavender Honey Syrup: Combine 1 cup of water, 1 cup of honey, and 3 sprigs of lavender in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Stir until combined. Cover, remove from heat, and let steep for 25 minutes. Remove lavender and store syrup in a glass bottle. Can be refrigerated for up to 2 weeks.

If you can’t make it to to the show to sample these libations on the 2nd, some local restaurants are also serving the signature libations: Revolution House, Jones, and Smokin’ Betty’s. And if you can’t make it there, whip them up at home!

Cheers to a very happy weekend!

Images and recipes via Art in the Age

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