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  • Store-Bought Ingredients


    • Cranberry
    • Lemon
    • Lime
    • Grapefruit
    • Orange
    • Pineapple
    • Tomato


    • Bottled water
    • Club soda
    • Cola and diet cola
    • Ginger ale
    • Grenadine
    • Half&half
    • Lemon-lime soda
    • Tonic water

    Standard Garnishes

    • Maraschino and brandied cherries
    • Spanish olives
    • Lemons
    • Limes
    • Oranges
    • Pearl onions

    Homemade Ingredients


    Simple syrup: Simple syrup is used as a sweetening ingredient in many cocktails and is a combination of one part sugar to one part water. The basic recipe is:

    Simple Syrup

    1 cup super fine sugar
    1 cup hot water

    Stir or shake until sugar dissolves. Store in a sterile container in the refrigerator. Glass jars with lids are the preferred storage container; they are easily sterilized by filling them with boiling water.

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