25 gifts under $25, No. 19: More-than-simple syrup

‘Tis the season, to drink and eat. This nifty gifty can help you do both, deliciously, for only $11. Brooklyn-based company Royal Rose makes some pretty incredible infused simple syrups. With flavors ranging from Cardamon-Clove and Three Chiles to Rose and Lemon-Lavendar, your gift can make anyone a master mixologist in no time. Or just encourage them to make you more drinks. A bonus cocktail recipe from Royal Rose Syrups below!

$11, online and at various BK shops.

Liquid Luck Cocktail

1 1/2 oz. Buffalo Trace bourbon

1/2 oz. Domaine de Canton

1/2 oz. Royal Rose Cardamom-Clove Syrup

1/2 oz. fresh lemon juice

1/2 dropper full Bittermens Burlesque Bitters

Shake ingredients over ice. Serve on the rocks with a splash of soda, lemon twist.