Beverages

Rhubarb Punch

6 cups rhubarb
3 cups water
1 orange
1 lemon
1/2 cup Sutton Mill Creek Hickory Syrup
1/4 cup white sugar
Ginger Ale

Cook rhubarb in a deep heavy saucepan and add water (almost enough to cover rhubarb). You may need a little more or little less.When rhubarb is tender, strain into another bowl. Pour juice back into saucepan. To each quart (1L) add juice of 1 orange and 1 lemon. Add Hickory Syrup and sugar to taste. Heat until warm and sugar is dissolved. Chill. When serving, add equal amount of ginger ale.

Strawberry Cooler

8 cups water
6 cups strawberries (hulled, cleaned and chopped)
2 tbsp. finely chopped orange peel and lemon peel
1/2 cup Sutton Mill Creek Hickory Syrup
4 cups Ginger Ale

Combine water, strawberries, orange and lemon peel and Hickory Syrup in a pot. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 1 hour. Strain through cheese cloths and refrigerate until chilled. When ready to serve, pour about 3 cups of Ginger Ale and slowly add strawberry liquid. Pour into glasses over ice and garnish with a slice of fresh fruit (strawberry, blueberry, banana, cherry, etc.) on a toothpick.

Hickory Ginger Ale

2 oz. Sutton Mill Creek Hickory Syrup

8 oz. ice-cold Sparkling water

Ice 

Stir syrup with half the sparkling water until well dissolved. Add ice and the remaining sparkling water, mix gently and enjoy!

Georgia Hickory Steamer

Translation?.... Steaming milk whisked to a froth combined with SMC Hickory syrup. A dollop of fresh whipped cream on top. A sprinkle of cinnamon. Now that is a treat on a cold evening. 

Directions:

  • Heat milk until steaming on the stovetop or in the microwave.

  • Stir in SMC Hickory syrup.

  • Froth by using ONE of these methods, use a blender, use a frothing wand, whisk it, use a immersion blender in a deep container or pot on low, use a pump frother or french press. Any of these methods will work be careful when frothing your hot milk!

  • Pour into a mug.

  • Optional: Garnish with fresh whipped cream and a sprinkle of cinnamon.

  • 1 1/2 cups milk your choice - dairy, coconut, almond, etc.

  • 3 tablespoons SMC Hickory syrup

  • Optional Garnish: whipped cream & cinnamon