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Old 12-08-2010, 03:40 PM   #1
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Monin Syrups

I am wanting to make Red Robin's Very Berry Raspberry Limeaide. I called them and ask how you make it, and they use Monin Syrups. I cannot find these syrups anywhere locally, and am not interested in paying 10 bucks per bottle plus shipping. Do you guys know if another syrup brand like Torani or DaVinci are any good? I am looking for Raspberry and Lime.

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Old 12-08-2010, 03:46 PM   #2
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I don't know about their raspberry and lime flavors, but the Di Vinci hazelnut is excellent. I think I have had the cherry and it was excellent as well. So I would think the raspberry and lime would be good.

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Old 12-08-2010, 04:07 PM   #3
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i must be stupid. haven't heard of any of these. let us know what you do use. o.k.?
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Old 12-08-2010, 08:16 PM   #4
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If you have a World Market (also called Cost Plus some places) they have a big selection of Torani syrups. You could buy the raspberry and use some lime juice with it, I think that there is a lime juice/syrup type thing in the alcoholic drink mixer section of the grocery store.
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Old 12-08-2010, 08:30 PM   #5
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it is world market here. will check it out. thanks
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Old 12-09-2010, 02:23 PM   #6
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I am thinking about using Rose's Lime which is with the mixed drinks. I am thinking about trying to make my own raspberry syrup. Any tips?
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Old 12-09-2010, 02:46 PM   #7
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Torani's is a bit sweeter but will do. I'd use the raspberry Torani's and then the Rose's would work well. I use lime cordial a LOT!

Here the Torani's is more expensive than the Monin though. Not sure about your part of the world though.
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Old 12-09-2010, 05:07 PM   #8
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I can't find either locally, so I'm not sure what to do on the Raspberry Syrup front. Maybe I will check the bar mixers out and see what they have.
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Old 12-09-2010, 07:56 PM   #9
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I got a bottle of Monin syrup at "Books A Million." Their blackberry syrup is just plain yummy!
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I am going to check a local coffee shop for some syrups. I will let you know how I make out.
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