Grenadine is red colored, sweet and tart, non-alcoholic syrup used in cocktails like the Sea Breeze, Tequila Sunrise and many other delicious cocktails. Bartenders typically use grenadine to give cocktails a red or pink or pink color.
Originally, grenadine was made with a base of pomegranate juice, which is how it got its name — the French word for pomegranate is grenade. Pomegranate juice, sugar, and lemon juice are the three main ingredients of homemade grenadine syrup, creating the perfect balance of tart and sweet.
As to whether grenadine is bad for you — well, it is a sugar syrup, not a health tonic. Keep in mind, however, that many recipes using grenadine call for just a splash, which could be less than half of Rose's given serving size. Good to know: cinnamon good for health.
What Is Grenadine? Grenadine syrup is a cocktail mixer made from fresh pomegranate juice reduced with sugar—like simple syrup with a hint of citrus flavor and stunning red color. Good to know: grenadine fruit.
Grenadine or grenadine syrup is probably the most well-known fruit syrup. Made from the juice of pomegranates, it is a thick ruby red colour with a strong, very sweet flavour. Grenadine has a low alcohol content – the variety sold in Waitrose has 0% alcohol.
Grenadine syrup is a non-alcoholic pomegranate-flavoured mixer, made from pomegranate juice and sugar, used to give mixed drinks a distinctive flavour that is both tart and sweet, to add a dash of vibrant, rich red colour.
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Grenadine /??r?n?di?n/ is a commonly used, non-alcoholic bar syrup, characterized by a flavor that is both tart and sweet, and by a deep red color. It is popular as an ingredient in cocktails, both for its flavor and to give a reddish or pink tint to mixed drinks and is traditionally made from pomegranate. Also check: grenadine color.
GRENADINE, COMMERCIALLY BOTTLED - OPENEDThe precise answer depends to a large extent on storage conditions — keep opened grenadine refrigerated and tightly closed. Grenadine that has been continuously refrigerated will keep at best quality for about 4 to 6 months after opening. Read our post about grenadine syrup liqueur.
Grenadine will usually stay refrigerated for months or even years if you keep it stored without opening the seal or ever using it. An opened grenadine bottle will stay fresh for about 4 to 6 months in the fridge before going bad. Good to read: milk cheese.
Grenadine is unlikely to go bad in terms of food safety. The sugar preserves it well and you can store it for a long time.
Do you need to be 21 to buy grenadine? Nope, you have to be 21.
You'll most likely find grenadine syrup with the cocktail mixes in the grocery store. Depending on your state laws, these may be in a liquor aisle or beer and wine aisles. Many grocery stores will organize grenadine with products like club soda and seltzer. We also wrote cherry grenadine.
Probably the most popular grenadine syrup, Rose's, is all artificial flavors and corn syrup, and has even less to do with the original grenadine than cherry-flavored syrups. Back to the Rose's: In New York, if you purchase Rose's in a liquor store, it will have 1% alcohol. Previously: orange crush event.
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Contrary to popular belief, grenadine is not a cherry-flavored syrup. Maraschino cherries have nothing to do with it. This sweet-tart syrup is actually made from pomegranates, and it is surprisingly easy to make at home. Think of grenadine the way you might consider simple syrup and sour mix. Read more: grenadine liqueur.
Blue Curacao has a sweet orange peel flavor, with subtle bitter finish. The flavor is similar to Triple Sec, with a touch more bitterness. How much alcohol is in Blue Curacao? It varies based on the brand, but it's usually around 25% ABV. Good to know: orange curacao.
'Sec' is French for dry so 'triple sec' literally means 'triple dry', perhaps a reference to the triple distillation of the base alcohol, so originally indicating a high quality liqueur, and the flavour being provided by the skins of bitter [dry] rather than sweet oranges.