It’s Simple! How to Make Simple Syrup and Flavored Simple Syrup

We have a lot of people who come to the distillery to sit and enjoy our handcrafted cocktails. One of the many questions we get while they are sipping away is: Where can I buy simple syrup? Or Where do I get cranberry simple syrup?
The answer to that question is: Don’t buy it.
It’s all in the name- It’s simple! With a just a few basic ingredients you’ll never buy simple syrup from a store again.

Here’s what you’ll need for basic simple syrup :
-1 cup of sugar
-1 cup of water

Yep, that’s it!

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Add water and sugar to a small saucepan over medium heat. Stir sugar until all sugar is dissolved. Take pan off heat and allow to cool.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Once cooled, transfer to a glass jar and refrigerate! Simple syrup can last up to 4 weeks in the fridge.

 

Really want to impress your friends? Make a flavored simple syrup. Not only do flavored simple syrups add a splash of color and a burst of flavor they are just as easy to make! Just like anything, use fresh ingredients.

Here’s what you’ll need for Cranberry Simple Syrup
-1 cup of sugar
-1 cup of water
-1.5 cups of fresh cranberries

Put water, sugar and cranberries in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil and stir continuously until all cranberries have burst. Strain well and allow to cool.

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Put it in an airtight bottle to store in the fridge for up to 3 weeks!

Voila cranberry simple syrup!
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