Spiced Simple Syrup

Many cocktails call for simple syrup, which is great to keep handy. This recipe is very easy, if you can boil water you can make this, and includes a great spice mix and fresh citrus to bring some bitterness and complex notes that will elevate the most simple drink. If you are in a rush or just do not feel like toasting the spices you can just mix it all and bring to a simmer. Some cocktail recipes from Christian follow this recipe.
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