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gomme syrup

Type

Non-alcoholic additives, juices & mixers

Also known as

gum syrup

Description

Generic for high-concentration water & sugar solution, with the addition of gum arabic as an emulsifier. Used as a primary sweetening agent in drinks; and, in combination with fresh lemon and/or lime juice, precludes the need for sweet and sour mix. The term "gum" or "gomme" has come to mean simple sugar syrup in latter-day common parlance.

Flavor

unflavored

Availability

Generally available.

Substitute

self-produced

Usage examples

This ingredient appears in 15 recipes in CocktailDB.
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