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Non-alcoholic additives, juices & mixers

Also known as

Simple syrup, Gum syrup, Gomme syrup


Generic for dessert preparation, occasionally used in mixed drinks of the dessert variety. Sherbet is a frozen mixture of sweetened fruit juice and water. Some brands also contain milk, egg whites or gelatin. Sorbet is the French word for sherbet. Sorbet never contains milk and can be less dense than sherbet. Nonetheless, generally speaking, the terms are synonymous.


Generally available.

Usage examples

This ingredient appears in 2 recipes in CocktailDB.
pictureLion Tamer
pictureMelba Champagne Cocktail

Museum of the American Cocktail
Tales of the Cocktail 2006
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