Perennial Cocktails: Simple Syrup, Shrub & Bitters

This series of drinks features perennial plants and herbs that can all be grown here in Illinois! Perennial herbs come back every year and are a great addition to any garden. Learn how to make simple syrup, shrubs & bitters to diversify your cocktails!

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Apricot Ginger Ale

This fruity and refreshing ginger ale uses an liquid ginger extract for flavoring. Herb Pharm has been a trusted source for herbal extracts for over 40 years. Their ginger liquid extract retains...

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Pepino Spritzer

This spritzer is a light and refreshing cocktail highlighting the unique flavors of the pepino. 

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Holiday Mocktails for New Years Eve

Enjoying the holidays but don’t partake in cocktails? Try these amazing mocktails to ring in the new year right!

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So how do restaurants make their cocktails so great? It’s simple! Using simple syrup adds sweetness without being overpowering, plus you can infuse the simple syrup with just about any flavor you want.

Holiday, Seasonal

Homemade simple syrup, good quality liquor & holiday flavors all combine together in these delicious cocktail recipes from Common Ground Food Co-op!