Go Back Email Link
+ servings
Fall Rye Amaro cocktail with orange, cinnamon, star anise garnish

Chai Spice Infused Simple

Picture of Heather Wibbels, Cocktail Contessa, pouring a cocktailHeather Wibbels
Take your simple syrup into the East with this chai spice-infused simple syrup made from a ginger beer reduction. Just let the mixture reduce on the stove at a low boil until reduced by half and add some sugar to create this complex, flavorful simple syrup.
No ratings yet
Course Drinks
Cuisine Syrups
Servings 1

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cans of ginger beer - 8 oz each
  • 4 cinnamon sticks cracked
  • 1 nutmeg crushed/cut into 3 or 4 pieces
  • 3 cloves
  • 4 peppercorns
  • 6 whole cardamom pods lightly bruised
  • 4 allspice
  • 2 star anise
  • ½ cup sugar

Instructions
 

  • Add the ginger beer and spices to a small sauce pan and set to a low boil (watch to make sure it doesn’t boil over due to the carbonation in the soda). Let reduce to ½ - about 45 mins, stirring occasionally. Add ½ cup of sugar, mix and let cook completely. Strain and pour into a clean jar. Store in the fridge.
Keyword allspice, cardamom, chai simple syrup, chai spice, cinnamon, clove, ginger, ginger beer, nutmeg, peppercorn, simple syrup
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!