Syrup of roses is a type of simple syrup flavored with rosewater, which is a byproduct of the steam distillation of the petals of a number of species of rose, especially Rosa damascena and Rosa centifolia.
The aroma of syrup of roses is mainly phenylethyl alcohol, which has an interesting honeyed-musky aroma.
Some popular cocktails containing Syrup of roses
- Rockefeller Rose — Rye, Sweet vermouth, Amaro, Syrup of roses, Grapefruit peel
- Veronica Rose — Sparkling white wine, Aperol, Orange bitters, Syrup of roses
- The Midtown — Sparkling white wine, Gin, Grenadine, Mint, Syrup of roses, Lemon, Lemon peel
- Jacqueline — Gin, Crème Yvette, Egg white, Lemon juice, Syrup of roses, Cucumber
- G’Vine Blush — Gin, Brut Champagne, Pink guava puree, Syrup of roses, Lime juice, PInk Grapefruit Juice