Updated: Nov 16, 2022
The holidays are upon us and our craft soda is the perfect addition to any gathering. Aside from being delicious on their own, our use of natural ingredients gives you added flavor to any mocktail or cocktail. Our friend and culinarian, Chef Ande, has prepared some enticing holiday recipes for you to enjoy. Liquor is optional.
LIGHTS ON THE RIVERWALK
COMPONENTS: 3 oz Fassionola Syrup (recipe below) 1 Southside Craft Soda Texacola
GARNISH: 9 Frozen Cranberries 2 Rosemary Sprig Simple Syrup Finishing Sugar Optional: Fillable plastic Bulb Ornament
TO SERVE: Pour Simple Syrup on plate. Roll rim of Nick & Nora glass through to coat. Press glass into Finishing Sugar for rim. Add Frozen Cranberries to glass. If using Bulb, fill with Fassiola Syrup and close. Place in glass on top of cranberries. Arrange Rosemary Sprigs behind bulb. If building cocktail straight, Add 2 oz Southside Craft Soda TexaCola, Top with 3 oz Fassiolona Syrup, Garnish with Rosemary Spriggs.
OPTIONAL SPIRITS: 1 oz BLACKLAND DISTILLERY GIN
FASSIONOLA SYRUP In a large saucepan, combine 2c strawberries, 1c blueberries, 1/2 c raspberries, 1c passionfruit pulp, 1/2c pineapple juice, 1/2c water, 2c sugar, and two hibiscus tea bags. Bring to a simmer and cook 10-20 minutes, until fruit breaks down. Remove tea bags, transfer to blender and process until smooth. Cool before storing.