What began as an attempt at a portmanteau quickly became an ode to burnout in the face of entrepreneurialism.  A fitting gesture, given that the majority of the cocktail is given over to Virginia-local small businesses.  

  • 1.5 oz Vitae Golden Rum (Charlottesville)
  • 1/2 oz Crescent Simples Blueberry Lavender Syrup (Richmond)
  • 3/4 oz lime juice2 dashes Artemisia Junio Bitters  (Bentonville)
  • Lavender sprig as garnish
  1. Combine rum, syrup, lime juice, and bitters in a shaker over ice and shake until very cold.
  2. Strain into a Nick and Nora glass and garnish with a lavender sprig.
  3. Tell the Blahs to beat it and enjoy your drink.‍‍
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