Stir Up the Syrup!

simple syrup.jpgSimple syrups are the ideal addition to cocktails, iced tea, lemonade, iced coffee, and more! Intimidated? Don’t be- making your own simple syrup is simpler than you think.

Let’s take a closer look at how to stir up the syrup!

The Simplest of Simple Syrup: 

  1. Pour equal parts water and sugar into a saucepan
  2. Heat ingredients and stir until dissolved, liquid should be completely clear, not cloudy
  3. Immediately remove from heat and let cool
  4. Store in airtight storage container in the refrigerator and use within 4 weeks

Now that you have mastered that – let’s level up and add some flavor!  Here are 2 easy ways to add incredible flavor to your syrups.

Herb-alious:

Repeat steps 1 and 2 from The Simplest of Simple Syrup

  1. Immediately remove from heat, add herbs (mint and rosemary are our faves!), and let steep
  2. Store in airtight containers in the refrigerator and use within 1 to 2 weeks

Fruity-tooty:

Repeat steps 1 and 2 from The Simplest of Simple Syrup

  1. Immediately remove from heat, add citrus rinds, and let steep
  2. Store in airtight containers in the refrigerator and use within 1 to 2 weeks

*Bonus Tip!* Swap out water in step 1 for 100% fruit juice and take your syrup to new heights! Try mango, pineapple or our favorite PEAR!

Armed with the knowledge of how to elevate your cocktails, check out some of these products for mixing up slick drinks!  Bring out your inner mixologist! Share with friends! Cheers!

Cocktail shaker – mix up cocktails for your next party with this stainless steel cocktail shaker

Cocktail strainer-–shake, strain, repeat!

Jigger – for perfect ounce measurements every time

Citrus Squeezer – give your beverages a quick blast of pure citrus flavor

Channel Knife – add a perfect twist to any drink

Ceramic Paring Knife – this super sharp ceramic blade will change your experience of prepping fruits and veggies

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