GRENADINE IS YOUR FRIEND.

The word grenadine was derived from the French word grenade, which means pomegranate. This poor red tinted stepchild of a cocktail syrup has been bastardized to the point of not even containing its namesake ingredient. Almost all grenadine products on the market are an amalgam of high fructose corn syrup, citric acid, sodium citrate, sodium benzoate, red #40, and artificial flavorings. At the Pinewood we don’t exactly speak fancy science/lab talk, so we tend to not use those sort of...

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