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 Say goodbye to ordinary drinks! Our game changing Autumn Cocktail Syrup recipe brings the essence of Autumn right to your glass. Get ready to impress with delicious  flavours, only available at First Choice Liquor Market.

Simple Syrups

Our Must-Try Autumn Cocktail Syrups

What’s the cheat code to delicious, flavourful cocktails?


According to Jarrod @diycocktailguy, simple syrup can make the biggest difference to the flavour of your cocktail. 


Simple syrup, also known as sugar syrup, is the backbone of any home bar or classic cocktail. 

And the good news is, it’s called simple syrup for a reason. You can pick up pre-made simple syrup quickly in-store, “but making it yourself is super convenient and it actually tastes better,” Jarrod says. 


He suggests experimenting with different flavours, like jalapeño, lemon or mint. If you ask us, a mint simple syrup is the perfect addition to a refreshing, southern-style Mint Julep. “You can use these simple syrups in all your different cocktail recipes and they last such a long time as you only need a small amount,” Jarrod adds


Keep scrolling as Jarrod walks you through a classic sugar syrup recipe, as well as a few seasonal syrups to level up your next whiskey or rum based Autumn cocktail.

Classic simple syrup recipe



2 cups of boiling water

2 cups of white sugar


Method: Heat on a stove and stir until all the sugar is dissolved. 


What cocktails can you use simple syrup in? The beauty of simple syrup is that it’s used in a lot of tried and tested favourites. Keep your batch in your fridge and add to your next lot of espresso martinis, daiquiris, or a delicious and bubbly French 76. 

Apple and cinnamon simple syrup recipe

Method: Repeat steps for a classic simple syrup.Then add half a chopped apple, a couple of cinnamon sticks and a generous teaspoon of ground cinnamon. Continue to simmer for a further 5 minutes on the stove. 


Cocktails to add to: The apple and cinnamon simple syrup brings the Autumn cocktail vibes, making it perfect for a special twist on a Whisky Sour or Old Fashioned. “The apple and cinnamon simple syrup goes perfectly with the Bowsaw Small Batch American Whisky,” Jarrod adds.

Strawberry simple syrup recipe

Method: Repeat steps for a classic simple syrup. Then add equal parts of fresh strawberry, simmer for 5 minutes and strain. 


Cocktails to add to: While we might be heading into the colder months, keep this strawberry simple syrup recipe in your back pocket for when spring rolls around. We’ve got our eye on a round of strawberry mojitos for the next backyard pool party or sunset drink on the alfresco.

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