How to Make Simple Syrup - This is your chance to play mixologist. Make your favorite classic cocktails fresh and new by adding infused simple syrup variations. Consider adding: vanilla beans, cinnamon sticks, cloves, nutmeg, ginger, peppercorns, fresh or dried chiles, various citrus rinds like grapefruit or lime, fresh garden herbs, or even edible flowers like lavender or rose petals.
The Ultimate Simple-Syrups Cheat Sheet. 50 fail-safe formulas for simplifying syrups. Sweetness. It’s one of our four main tastes (yes, five if you count umami), and it’s a key component to any good drink, helping balance acid, bitterness and even booze. Want to spice up a soda with a little cardamom or clove? Need a simple syrup for a Mint Julep? It's all here. Craft Cocktails & Mixology http://www.pinterest.com/wineinajug/craft-cocktails-mixology/