Cocktail Syrups

The Ultimate Guide to Cocktail Syrups: Part Three

The Ultimate Guide to Cocktail Syrups: Part Three

Welcome to The Ultimate Guide to Cocktail Syrups: Part Three! In Part One, we covered the basics of simple syrups and storing them, in Part Two we started exploring flavored simple syrups made with fruits and herbs, like grenadine. Now we’re going to go even …READ MORE

The Ultimate Guide to Cocktail Syrups: Part Two

The Ultimate Guide to Cocktail Syrups: Part Two

In Part One of the Ultimate Guide to Cocktail Syrups, we went over the basics of simple syrup, including how to make demerara and honey syrups, and how to best store cocktail syrups. Now we’ll cover flavored cocktail syrups, including the classic cocktail staple, grenadine. …READ MORE

The Ultimate Guide to Cocktail Syrups: Part One

The Ultimate Guide to Cocktail Syrups: Part One

Home-made, custom cocktail syrups are one of those special ingredients that can completely transform a drink. Whether it’s basic simple syrup, demerara syrup, a fun seasonal flavor combination syrup like lavender strawberry, or a classic like grenadine, you can easily make it and enjoy it …READ MORE

Saffron Honey Rum Old Fashioned

Saffron Honey Rum Old Fashioned

I’ve been assembling a guide to cocktail syrups over the last couple of weeks, and it’s been really fun to look back over hundreds of my old recipes to choose a few to feature. One that I knew I had to showcase under honey syrup …READ MORE

Tommy’s Margarita

Tommy’s Margarita

Tommy’s Margarita is one of the most popular margarita variations being shaken across the world today. Substituting agave syrup for triple sec, Tommy’s Margarita is crisp and agave-forward, emphasizing the flavor of the tequila. Who’s Tommy? And what about Julio? This simple blend of tequila, …READ MORE

Aged Rum Mint Julep

Aged Rum Mint Julep

The Mint Julep is a classic bourbon cocktail that was invented in the American south sometime in the 1700s. Early Mint Juleps were prescribed as medicine for stomach ailments, no doubt due to the dose of refreshing, stomach-settling mint. However, I don’t know how helpful …READ MORE