Sorghum Sips to Enjoy the Final Days of Summer


Like all good things, summer will soon be coming to an end. But there is plenty of time to squeeze in a few more of your favorite summer activities! Maybe you are planning a few late summer parties? Or perhaps you plan to sit by the pool and soak up the summer sun? No matter what you do, we have collected an assortment of cocktails made with sorghum syrup to help you enjoy the final days of summer!

If you have never mixed a drink with sorghum, you are in for a pleasant surprise! Sorghum syrup is a natural sweetener made from the juices squeezed from the stalks of a special variety of sweet sorghum. The syrup has a rich, dark color and consistency similar to molasses but with a malty, earthier taste. Sorghum syrup is mildly sweet and balances nicely with rye, bourbon, whiskey and rum. When added to a mixed drink, sorghum syrup provides the perfect amount of innate sweetness. Learn more about sorghum syrup here. Looking for a place to purchase sorghum syrup to add to your favorite drinks? Visit our partner, Heritage Valley.

Mix Up These 8 Sorghum Cocktails

These sorghum cocktails are a refreshing way to wind down the remainder of summer. Simply stir together the ingredients of these diverse drink combinations and enjoy! 

Blackberry Rhubarb Sorghum Mint Juleps 

*Recipe and photo from Huffington Post

Bourbon Lemonade 

*Recipe and photo from Bourbon Barrel Foods

The Sunrise 

*Recipe and photo from Bourbon Barrel Foods

Antebellum Julep 

*Recipe and photo from Garden and Gun

Sweet Texas Tea 

*Recipe and photo from Garden and Gun

Sorghum Margarita 

Sorghum and Sage Cocktail 

*Recipe and photo from 3st of the Month

Proof Positive 

*Recipe and photo from Allrecipes

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