Gum and ginger syrup recipes for you to make at home. Volume 2 of homemade cocktail syrups in the new segment of Cocktail Time with Kevin Kos called Cocktail Construction.
Gum (or Gomme) syrup (66% sugar syrup):
• 45 g Gum Arabic
• 50 g water (for gum arabic)
• 360 g sugar (I used cane sugar)
• 130 g water (for sugar)
Mix Gum Arabic with 50 g of hot water. Stir and let it sit for up to 24 hours. In a blender add sugar and 130 g of boiling hot water. Blend to dissolve sugar in water. Add gum arabic solution and stir with a spoon.
Ginger Syrup Recipe (50% sugar syrup) :
• 40 ml (1.33 oz) ginger juice
• 80 g water
• 120 g sugar
Juice the ginger to get a ginger juice. Mix sugar with boiling hot water. When all sugar dissolves add 40 ml (1.33oz) ginger juice and stir.