Today I'm going to introduce y'all to a refreshment that's as vibrant as a summer sunset and as invigorating as a victory on the field.

a year ago

Last week I started a new series on cocktails that I have found on Tik Tok.

This weeks cocktail is from @styledbydaisies. This cocktail really caught my eye because it is spectacularly beautiful

Well, howdy there, folks! Today, I'm gonna introduce y'all to a refreshment that's as vibrant as a summer sunset and as invigorating as a victory on the field. We're talkin' about none other than the Indigo Lemonade made with Empress Gin! Now, let me tell ya, this drink is a game-changer.

Picture this: you're loungin' on a warm, sunny afternoon, the kind of day that just begs for a cool, crisp beverage to quench your thirst. That's where the Indigo Lemonade steps up to the plate. With its stunning indigo hue, it'll make you do a double-take and wonder if you're drinkin' liquid magic. But fear not, my friends, it's just the incredible blend of flavors and colors at work.

Now, the star player in this lineup is Empress Gin. Made with a blend of botanicals fit for royalty, it brings a unique twist to the classic gin profile. Infused with butterfly pea blossoms, it transforms the liquid into a mesmerizing indigo shade when mixed with citrus. Empress Gin dares to be different and stands out from the crowd.

To create the Indigo Lemonade, we'll need a few more key ingredients. Start off with some freshly squeezed lemon juice. It's like the zest of the team, providing a tangy kick that'll wake up your taste buds. Add a splash of St Germain Elderflower Liquor, a touch of sweetness that balances out the acidity and adds a touch of harmony to the mix.

Now, here's where the magic happens. Pour in a generous measure of Empress Gin, and watch as the indigo elixir transforms before your very eyes. Give it a gentle stir, and the colors will swirl together, creating a masterpiece worthy of an art gallery.

To top it all off, garnish your creation with a lemon wheel. It's like the final touch on a masterpiece, adding a burst of aroma and a visual flair that screams "success."

Now, take a sip of this remarkable concoction. The Indigo Lemonade hits your palate with a symphony of flavors. The zesty lemon dances with the floral notes of the gin, creating a harmonious balance that's as satisfying as a perfectly executed play on the pitch. The indigo color is not just a visual treat; it's a testament to the creativity and innovation that went into crafting this winning beverage.

So, my friends, the next time you're in need of a drink that'll lift your spirits and leave you feeling like a champion, reach for an Indigo Lemonade made with Empress Gin. It's a toast to the power of thinking outside the box, to the joy of unexpected victories, and to the belief that anything is possible when you put your heart into it. Cheers, and remember, be curious and be kind

Winter Wonderland


-4-5 oz. Fresh lemon Juice or Lemonade
-1 oz Elderflower Liquor
-2 oz Empress Indigo Gin
-Lemon wheel


Pour each ingredient- in order- into a Tom Collins or Old Fashioned glass filled with ice. Stir gentley to combine. Top with Lemon Wheel

As always I am open to hear your take and your input. You can reach me at [email protected]

Brian Certain

Published a year ago