About Syrup

About Syrup
A syrup is a suspension of sugar in liquid. In cocktail applications this is usually some kind of sugar (white cane, honey, molasses, coconut,maple) combined with water, juice, tea or other flavorful liquid. They are used in many, many cocktails and offer an easy way to add flavor and sweetness to drinks.

Top Picks for Syrup

Liber & Co. Fiery Ginger Syrup
95 points
$10
Best Buy
Tasted as a Moscow Mule cocktail. Golden straw color. Attractive, spicy aromas and flavors of fresh sliced ginger, freshly ground nutmeg, galangal, and hint of egg nog with a supple, racy, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a warming, complex, endless finish that shows notes of honeyed ginger root, ginger tea with lemon, and white peppercorn finish. A fabulously fresh and commanding ginger-forward Moscow Mule that warmly stimulates the senses.
95 points $10 Best Buy
Old Forester Oleo-Saccharum Syrup
93 points
Pale straw color. Attractive, citrusy aromas and flavors of freshly shaved yuzu and buddha’s hand, crystallized ginger, lady grey tea, and rosemary with a supple, vibrant, fruity medium body and a smooth, interesting, medium-long finish displaying accents of lemon meringue pie, spiced melon, and lemon heads finish. A rich syrup that will add attractive layers of complexity to any cocktail.
Awards: 2018 Best Bar Syrup
Keep It Simple Syrup Classic Sugar Cane Simple Syrup
92 points
$8.99
Best Buy
Tasted as an Old Fashioned cocktail. Aromas and flavors of good and plenty, spiced caramelized nuts, pear nectar, and grilled peach with a satiny, moderately sweet medium-to-full body and a tingling, interesting, long finish manifesting impressions of cinnamon candy and pepper jelly on raisin toast finish. A bright and inviting Old Fashioned with a lively, tingling spicy palate; the syrup is a clean, rock solid base and adds subtle fruit tones.
92 points $8.99 Best Buy
Keep It Simple Syrup Spearmint-Infused Simple Syrup
92 points
$9.99
Best Buy
Tasted as a Mojito cocktail. Minty aromas and flavors of white chocolate mint cookie and mint cream with a supple, vibrant, moderately sweet medium body and a smooth, layered, long finish with accents of citrus and melon relish and mint gum finish. An inviting and wonderfully balanced mojito with pure mint flavor from artfully infused syrup; try with tea, too!
92 points $9.99 Best Buy
Keep It Simple Syrup Lemon Zest-Infused Simple Syrup
90 points
$9.99
Best Buy
Tasted as a French 75 cocktail. Aromas and flavors of lemon soufflé and meringue, hint of mint tea, and juniper honey with a supple, vibrant, moderately sweet medium body and a seamless, complex, long finish revealing suggestions of lemon marmalade on pound cake and vanilla gelato finish. A rich and flavorful cocktail with everything in exquisite balance; the lemon syrup provides an enveloping, supportive base for the gin and bubbly to soar.
90 points $9.99 Best Buy
Old Forester Perfect Old Fashioned Syrup
89 points
Dark copper color. Spicy, complex, herbal aromas and flavors of cinnamon and cloves, toasted herbal roots and barks, gingerbread, and piney incense with a thick, vibrant, fruity medium body and a tingling, elegant, long finish with elements of maple spice cake, honey roasted nuts and pumpkin, and dried cherries finish. A spicy and complex syrup that yields a very tasty and easy drinking Old Fashioned.
Keep It Simple Syrup Ginger-Infused Simple Syrup
88 points
$9.99
Best Buy
Tasted as a Moscow Mule cocktail. Spicy aromas and flavors of candied ginger slice and lime and melon rind with a supple, bright, fruity light-to-medium body and a graceful, breezy finish with overtones of lemon ginger sorbet finish. A pleasant easy drinking Mule with nicely restrained ginger.
88 points $9.99 Best Buy
Stirrings Stirrings Simple Syrup
87 points
$4.99
Best Buy
Slivery straw color. Aromas of albumen, starched linen, light molasses, and cane stalk and leaves with a soft, moderately sweet medium body and a easy lemon juice, schmaltz cookie, corn syrup, and melon rind finish. A simple syrup that is always ready for you and your next home cocktail party.
87 points $4.99 Best Buy
Stirrings Blood Orange Bitters Syrup
86 points
$4.99
Best Buy
Dark amber color. Interesting aromas and flavors of spiced honey roasted oranges, dried ginger and galangal, lemon verbena and schechuan buttons, and cedar with a supple, tangy, bittersweet medium body and an engaging, medium finish with touches of orange pepper, cola, exotic herbal tea, and gentian finish. A fun, spicy and bitter orange syrup that will add interesting twists and turns to cocktails.
86 points $4.99 Best Buy
Stirrings Authentic Grenadine
86 points
$4.99
Best Buy
Light ruby color. Fruity, sweet aromas and flavors of sour cherry lozenge and gummy bear, wild strawberry, rose hip, and fruit punch with a supple, bright, fruity light-to-medium body and a breezy finish that presents notes of orange fruit cake finish. A fruit-forward grenadine to please in anything from Shirley Temples to Tequila Sunrises.
86 points $4.99 Best Buy