A pineapple-infused gum syrup made by pressing fresh fruit and blending it with gum syrup, resulting in a golden amber syrup with high viscosity, bright acidity and exceptionally rich mouthfeel. Pineapple Gum Syrup is a key ingredient in the San Francisco classic cocktail Pisco Punch, as well as fixes and cobblers of all kinds.
Also known by its French spelling, gomme, gum syrup is a sugar syrup with gum arabic, a resin from the Acacia tree, incorporated into it. Gum syrup fell out of favor with bartenders because it is difficult to make, and a straight simple syrup is both easier and cheaper. However, where both syrups add sweetness, gum syrup adds viscosity as well, giving a richer mouthfeel and weightier texture to cocktails. Organic cane sugar gives the syrup an amber color and a light molasses flavor. It is best used in aromatic, spirit-forward cocktails such as Sazeracs, Old-Fashioneds and Juleps.
Duncan Nichol, San Francisco, 1893
2 oz Pisco
¾ oz fresh lemon juice
¾ oz Pineapple Gum Syrup
Shake all ingredients vigorously in mixing tins, then strain into a chilled coupe glass.
Small Hand Pineapple Gum Syrup 8.5 oz
- Brand: Small Hands
- Availability: In Stock
- Quantity Available: 5
- SKU #: 215230