Late Night Blues

Cocktail created by Matteo Giraudo, for the NZ regional finals of The Perfect Blend cocktail competition, Oceania 2017.


Old fashioned glass & little jar


Fresh lavender and orange zest


45ml Bowmore® 12 Year Old

15ml blackberry liqueur

3 dashes Peychaud's bitters

15ml grapefruit zest syrup

15ml lavender water

lavender smoke (5g of dry lavender)


Put all the ingredients in the jar and gently shake it. Smoke the jar with lavender and top it with a cork. Serve the smoked jar with the old fashioned glass filled with ice and garnished with fresh lavender and orange zest.
Matteo Giraudo

Introducing the creator of Late Night Blues, Matteo Giraudo. Matteo is an apprentice category finalist in The Perfect Blend Cocktail competition 2017 from New Zealand.