Classic simple syrup is a staple cocktail ingredient, used in countless recipes. No bar is well-equipped without it. Made by dissolving pure cane sugar in triple-filtered water, it blends easily with any beverage. Most syrups start out as water combined with any number of substances (such as imitation sugar) to make them sweet; Simple syrup starts out as sugar — real sugar — combined with water to make it liquid. Keep It Simple Syrup is completely free of artificial ingredients such as high-fructose corn syrup, potassium sorbate, and sodium benzoate. We use all natural citric acid as a preservative for an extended shelf life.