Southern-Inspired Cocktail Syrups
Here’s how to make a very good cocktail: Start with excellent mixers, add booze, and shake. Bittermilk is a Charleston company, started by bartenders, making Southern-inspired cocktail syrups and mixers. This set includes three cocktail syrups:
Bourbon Barrel Aged Old Fashioned: Strong and bittersweet, packed with old fashioned spices with bittering agents of cinchona bark and gentian root. Aged in Willett bourbon barrels for 30 days. One part mixer, 4 parts rye whiskey.
New Orleans Style Old Fashioned Rouge: Strong and smoky with notes of citrus and honey and bittering agent of orange peel. Shake equal parts mixer and bourbon with lots of ice.
Smoked Whiskey Sour: Strong and bittersweet with licorice and spice and bittering agents of wormwood and gentian root. Aged in Willett Family Reserve rye barrels. Stir one part mixer to 4 parts rye.
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Details & Materials -
Bourbon Barrel Aged Old Fashioned: Florida Golden Cane Sugar, Burnt Cane Sugar, Water, Fresh Orange Peel, Spices, Organic Gentian Root, Cinchona Bark, Tartaric Acid. Gluten free.
New Orleans Style Old Fashioned Rouge: Fresh Lemon Juice, Water, Florida Golden Cane Sugar, Natural Extract of Elderflower and Elderberry, Centennial Hops. Gluten free.
Smoked Whiskey Sour: Fresh Lemon Juice, Water, Bourbon Barrel Smoked Georgia Honey, Florida Golden Cane Sugar, Fresh Orange Peel. Gluten free.
Bourbon Barrel Aged Old Fashioned: 8 Ounces
New Orleans Style Old Fashioned Rouge: 8 Ounces
Smoked Whiskey Sour: 17 ounces.
Care & Notes
Refrigerate syrups after opening. Best if consumed within 1 year.
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