Les Charlatans (could be loosely translated as Snake Oil Salesmen) is a great line of small batch, handmade, well balanced and in good part organic cocktail syrups. The makers, originally french, are now located in Montreal. Their idea was to create products inspired by old world syrups but with a contemporary twist and, especially, with the changing cocktail crowd in mind. Their Lime and Pepper syrup is made with hand pressed organic limes and an infusion of whole peppercorn. The taste is a slightly hot and tanguy citrus syrup with a very balanced taste. It is a great way to upgrade from a basic lime cordial. Of course, it will be the perfect sweet and tasty touch in any lime-based cocktail, but it can also be enjoyed on ice cream, with soda water, for cooking, pastries, etc.
Les Charlatans is a small Montreal-based company that excels in making all natural, hand crafted syrups that are both fun to use and tasty. Whether they're mixed with sparkling water, thrown into a dish or blended in a cocktail, they can brighten any kind of gets together. The founder, Jeanne, grew up in France and she remembered how a dash of syrup could make a huge difference in mineral water, be it blackcurrant, orgeat or any homemade creation. That idea was then developed when she moved to Montreal and the brand was born!
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|Country of origin||Canada|
|Flavour profile||Citrus, Sweet, Sour, Pepper|
|Matching spirit||Gin, White Rum, Dark Rum, Whisky, Tequila, Vodka, Mezcal|
|Material||Glass & Metal|
|Related cocktails||Tiki, Sours, Tom Collins, Moscow mule, Fizz, Margarita, Daiquiri, Mojitos|