I am often the designated driver, which means I love finding great cocktails that offer tons of flavour without resorting to pop or booze. That's why I was thrilled to find these recipes from Monin. Yes, two booze-free cocktails.
Cinnamon Pomme Punch
½ oz. Monin Pomegranate Syrup
½ oz. Monin Cinnamon Syrup
½ oz. fresh lime juice
3 oz. cranberry juice
1 oz. orange juice
2 dash(es) Angostura bitters
Garnish: mint sprig, orange slice, pomegranate seeds
Fill serving glass full of ice. Then pour ingredients in order listed into mixing glass with more ice. Shake and strain into serving glass filled with ice. Add garnish and serve. Serves one.
Rosemary Spice Sparkler
1/2 oz Monin Cinnamon Syrup
1 pump Monin Rosemary concentrated flavour
1/2 oz lemon juice
3 oz grapefruit soda
2 oz cranberry juice
Garnish: grapefruit, rosemary sprig
Fill serving glass with ice. Pour ingredients into glass in listed order. To mix, pour mixture into mixing tin, then back into glass. Add garnish and serve. Serves one.