Our Syrups make super-good sodas...but, they can also be used to concoct some killer cocktails! Here are a few ideas...if you come up with some on your own, send us an email and we'll add it to the list!!!

 

Shrub Syrup Suggested Alcohol Pairings

Lemon-Jalapeño - tequila/mezcal/vodka/gin/dry champagne

Pineapple-Nutmeg - tequila/rum/vodka/whiskey/bourbon/dry champagne

Pomegranate-Pink Peppercorn - gin/rum/vodka/tequila/dry champagne

Black Lime-Bay Leaf - tequila/mezcal/bourbon/whiskey/vodka/dry champagne

Prickly Pear-Hibiscus - tequila/mezcal/white rum/whiskey/dry champagne

Persimmon-Almond - brandy/bourbon/whiskey/scotch/vodka/dry prosecco

Mandarin-Elderflower - gin/vodka/tequila/whiskey/scotch/dry prosecco

Cranberry-Juniper - gin/vodka/white rum/tequila/whiskey/dry champagne

Tart Cherry-Cinnamon - whiskey/bourbon/brandy/scotch/vodka/gin/dry proseco

Peach-Habanero - whiskey/bourbon/brandy/vodka/dry proseco

Black Plum-Elderberry - whiskey/bourbon/vodka/gin/dry champagne

Strawberry-Chipotle - whiskey/bourbon/scotch/tequila/vodka/dry prosecco

Blueberry-Rosemary - bourbon/brandy/mezcal/tequila/gin/vodka/dry champagne

Blood Orange-Beet - tequila/vodka/gin/rum/dry champagne

Apple Pie - whiskey/bourbon/brandy/vodka/spiced rum/dry prosecco

Pear-Ginger - whiskey/bourbon/vodka/dry champagne

Grape-Clove - gin/bourbon/brandy/vodka/mezcal/dry prosecco

Grapefruit Brulee - tequila/gin/vodka/rum/dry champagne

Recipes

1) The Burly Mule

1.5oz Four Roses Bourbon + 1 oz Burly Beverages Super Smooth Ginger Beer Syrup + .5oz Lime Juice + 2 Dashes Angostura Bitters, Top w/Seltzer & Stir Well
Suggested Garnish: Lime Slice/Slapped Mint Leaf
Submitted By - Gabriel Aiello (Sodasmith @ Burly Beverages)

2) Upside Down Mule

1.5oz Bulleit Rye + 1 Burly Beverages Super Smooth Ginger Beer Syrup + .5oz Pineapple Juice + 2 Dashes Scrappies Cardamom Bitters, Top w/Seltzer & Stir Well
Suggested Garnish: Roasted Pineapple Chunks/Slapped Mint Leaf
Submitted By - Gabriel Aiello (Sodasmith @ Burly Beverages)

3) To Beet a Dead Horse 

1.5oz Mezcal + .75oz Burly Beverages Blood Orange-Beet Shrub Syrup + .5oz Simple Syrup, Top w/Seltzer & Stir Well.
Suggested Garnish: Twisted Lemon Peel
Submitted By - Christopher Sinclair (Mixmaster Flex)

4) Buffalo Rider

1.5oz Buffalo Trace Bourbon + 1.5oz Burly Beverages Pear-Ginger Shrub Syrup + 2 Dashes Angostura Bitters, Top w/Seltzer & Stir Well
Suggested Garnish: Lime Slice
Submitted By - Guinevere Ellis (Amateur Mixtress)

5) The Hawaiian

1.5oz Crown Royal Canadian Whiskey + 1.5oz Burly Beverages Pineapple-Nutmeg Shrub Syrup + .25oz Amaretto + .25oz fresh lemon juice, Top w/pale ale, session IPA  or hopped lager & Stir Well
Suggested Garnish: Candied Canadian Bacon Wedge + Bittercube Corazon Bitters
Submitted By - Gabriel Aiello (Sodasmith @ Burly Beverages)

6) Palomar Knot

1.5oz Tito's Vodka + 1oz Burly Beverages Lemon-Jalapeno Shrub Syrup, Top w/La Croix Grapefruit Sparkling Water
Suggested Garnish: Twist of Grapefruit Peel
Submitted By - Kimberly Stokes (Amateur Mixtress)

7) French Caribbean Remedy

1oz Littet + 1oz Vodka + .5oz Burly Beverages Ginger Beer Syrup + 2.5oz Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice, Top w/Seltzer & Stir Well
Suggested Garnish: Dash of Angostura Bitters
Submitted By - Brady Calder (Amateur Mixseur)

8) Grapefruit Jubilee

2oz Fresh Squeezed Grapefruit + 1 oz Burly Beverages Grapefruit Brulee Shrub Syrup + 1.5oz Aviation Gin, Top w/Tonic Water
Suggested Garnish: Sliced Cucumber
Submitted By - Nicole Podesta (Amateur Mixtress)

9) Midnight Kiss

Muddled Blackberries & Basil (to taste) + .5oz Burly Beverages Kiwi-Habanero Shrub Syrup + 1.5oz Tito's Vodka, Top w/Club Soda
Suggested Garnish: Fresh Basil
Submitted By - Kimberly Stokes (Amateur Mixtress)

10) Dark Cherry Dream

2oz Tart Cherry Juice + 1oz Burly Beverages Cream Soda Syrup + 1.5oz Tito's Vodka + Top w/Seltzer + Dash Chocolate Bitters
Suggested Garnish: Fresh Cherry
Submitted By - Gabriel Aiello (Sodasmith @ Burly Beverages)

11) Very Berry-Basil

1.5oz Burly Beverages Blueberry-Rosemary Shrub Syrup + 2oz Tito's Vodka + 1oz Vanilla Stoli + .5oz Blackberry Torani + Splash Lemon Juice, Top w/Blueberry or Berry Flavored Seltzer
Suggested Garnish: Slapped Basil Leaf
Submitted By - @urbanginger (Amateur Mixtress)

12) Blueberry Hill

1.5oz Burly Beverages Blueberry-Rosemary Shrub Syrup + 1.5oz Kentucky Bourbon + .5oz Lime Juice, Top w/Seltzer + Dash Cardamom Bitters
Suggested Garnish: Rosemary Sprig
Submitted By - Meg Myers (General Manager @ Burly Beverages)

13) WaterMint Gimlet

3 Muddled/Bruised Mint Leaves + 1oz Burly Beverages Watermelon-Lime Shrub Syrup + 2oz Bombay Gin, Top w/Tonic Water
Suggested Garnish: Lime Slice
Submitted By - Travis Sylvia (Amateur Mixseur)

14) Juno Ginger

3 Strawberries Muddled + 1oz Burly Beverages Ginger Beer Syrup + Seeds of 1 Vanilla Bean + 2oz Hendrick's Gin, Top w/Seltzer
Suggested Garnish: More Strawberries and/or Emptied Vanilla Bean
Submitted By - Gwen Akacin (Blogger @ Poppies and Paperbacks)

15) Blue Savannah Song

1.5oz Dickel Rye + .5oz Cynar + 1oz Lemon Juice + .5oz Burly Beverages Blueberry-Rosemary Shrub Syrup + .25 oz Honey Syrup + Dash Angostura Bitters --- build in mixing tin/muddle fresh cucumber, shake and strain over a large cube in a Chicago tumbler.
Suggested Garnish: Cucumber Ribbon
Submitted By - Matt Trathen (Mixmaster @ BlockButcherBar)

16) Bootylicious

2oz Mezcal + .5oz Aperol + 1oz Lime Juice + .5oz Burly Beverages Strawberry-Chipotle Shrub Syrup, Top w/Ginger Beer
Suggested Garnish: Mint Sprig
Submitted By - Matt Trathen (Mixmaster @ BlockButcherBar)

17) There Will Be Blood

2oz Tito's Vodka + 2.5oz Cranberry Juice + .5oz Burly Beverages Super Smooth Ginger Beer Syrup, Top w/Setlzer
Suggested Garnish: Three Roasted Cranberries & Mint Leaf
Submitted By - Gabriel Aiello (Sodasmith @ Burly Beverages)

18) Long Time Runnin'

2oz Aviation Gin + .75oz Burly Beverages Grape-Clove Shrub Syrup + .25oz Burly Beverages Super Smooth Ginger Beer, Top w/Seltzer
Suggested Garnish: Frozen Black Grapes & Torched Orange Peel Pierced w/3 Cloves
Submittted By - Meg Myers (General Manager @ Burly Beverages) 

19) Whiskey Sangria

2oz Irish Whiskey + 1oz Burly Beverages Pomegranate-Pink Peppercorn Shrub Syrup + .5oz Old Vine Zinfandel (or any other juicy red wine) + .25 oz Orange Juice, Top w/Seltzer & Two Dashes Orange Bitters
Suggested Garnish: Fresh Pomegranate Seeds and/or Twisted Orange Peel
Submitted By - Gabriel Aiello (Sodasmith @ Burly Beverages)

20) Royal Root Beer

2oz Crown Royal Black + 1.5oz Burly Beverages Real Deal Root Beer Syrup, Top w/Seltzer & Two/Three Dashes Scrappy's Seville Orange Bitters
Suggested Garnish: Orange Slice on Rim
Submitted By - Patrick Aiello aka "Papa Burly" (The Books @ Burly Beverages)

21) The Root Of All Pineapple

1.5oz Four Roses Bourbon + 1.25oz Burly Beverages Real Deal Root Beer Syrup + .75oz Pineapple Juice, Top w/Seltzer & Two/Three Dashes Scrappy's Orleans Bitters
Suggested Garnish: Toasted Marshmallow and/or Pineapple Chunk on Rim
Submitted By - Patrick Aiello aka "Papa Burly" (The Books @ Burly Beverages)

22) Blood Orange-Lime Rickey

1.5oz Vodka, Gin or Bourbon + 1oz Burly Beverages Blood Orange-Beet Shrub Syrup+ .5oz Lime Juice, Top w/Seltzer & Two/Three Dashes Bittercube Orange Bitters
Suggested Garnish: Blood Orange or Orange Wheel
Submitted By - Gabriel Aiello (SodaSmith @ Burly Beverages)

23) Hot Marge

1.5oz Cazedores Tequila + 1.25oz Burly Beverages Lemon-Jalapeno Shrub Syrup + .5oz  Lime Juice, Top w/Seltzer & Two/Three Dashes Scrappy's Firewater Bitters
Suggested Garnish: Jalapeno Wheels under ice + wipe rim with cut jalapeno then rim with lemon salt                                                                                             Submitted By - Meg Myers aka "Queen Burly" (General Manager @ Burly Beverages)

22) The Burly-est Word

.75oz Junipero Gin + .75oz Luxardo Maraschino Liqueur + .75oz Green Chartreuse + .75oz Burly Beverages Black Lime-Bay Leaf Shrub Syrup - shaken with ice - served straight up
Suggested Garnish: Maraschino Cherry
Submitted By - Paul LeBoeuf (Amateur Mixseur)