H.K. Rose Recipe

H.K. Rose Recipe

[Photo: Christine Tsai]

Complex, refreshing, and just delicately floral from a dash of rosewater and lavender-infused honey, this rosé-based cocktail is one of our favorites on Ardesia's cocktail list.

Recipe from Damon Gravina of Ardesia.

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  • For the lavender-infused honey
  • 12 ounces honey (a standard honey bear)
  • 6 ounces dried lavender
  • For the cocktail
  • Ice
  • 3 ounces dry rosé wine
  • 1 ounce rouge vermouth, such as Dolin
  • 1 tablespoon lavender-infused honey
  • 1 dash rosewater
  • Garnish: lemon or lime curl


  1. 1.

    For the lavender-infused honey: heat honey and lavender in a small saucepan over medium-high heat for about ten minutes. Let cool. Strain and funnel back into original container.

  2. 2.

    For the cocktail: fill a rocks glass with ice. Add rosé, vermouth, honey, and rosewater. Stir to combine. Garnish with lemon or lime curl and serve immediately.