Brooklyn Egg Cream

The Famous Egg creams from New York, so many new yorkers have such memories of them. Dating back to the 19th century to it’s roots in Brooklyn, which is home to its alleged inventor, candy store owner Louis Auster.  An interesting fact about egg creams is they contain neither egg, nor cream, nor ice cream.  Check out this delicious recipe using one of our soda siphons to make.

Brookyn Egg Cream Recipe

1/2 cup cold whole milk*
2 tablespoons chocolate syrup
1/2 cup of carbonated water from soda siphon

* Skim or 1% milk won’t foam as well

**Fox’s U-bet Chocolate Syrup is the famous chocolate syrup used in New York.

Pour milk into a 12 oz. glass. Fill glass with carbonated water from the soda siphon so that the white foam reaches the top of glass. Place spoon in glass. Pour chocolate syrup into glass, taking care to hit the spoon while pouring. Stir drink quickly, mixing the syrup with milk without deflating the foam. Serve immediately.

 

Note: Do not let egg cream sit for longer then 5 min or more; it will go flat.

 

The Wall Street Journal Rates Our Classic Glass Soda Siphon

If you haven’t heard yet The Wall Street Journal has rated our Classic glass Siphon as “Best Taste” among 5 of the top soda siphons available. Even outdoing the San Pellegrino they slipped in as a decoy! WOW! We got a shot at impressing the the most renowned sommelier Aldo Sohm at Le Bernardin in New York city. You can bet we were excited! Making your own seltzer is greener, cheaper and less back breaking than stocking cases of the stuff. Right in time for Christmas,  a great gift for everyone! Buy it Here

Drink the cool-aid, and all 8 glasses!

Summer Solstice was yesterday, which means if you haven’t already its time to gear up for summer weather. The Mayo Clinic has posted a great article on water intake and how much you should drink – with a diagram of functions of water in the body. Check out the link here, and lets get drinking (water)!

We know how boring that might sound, but it doesn’t have to be! Its always a good idea to have a Classic Glass soda siphon around for a cold and refreshing bubbly drink –  ready when you need it.

Have fun this summer with this special soda making treat. Add your own syrups or just some fresh squeezed lemons and limes.  Its a great alternative to unhealthy soft drinks and limits intakes of additives and sugars, while keeping everyone safely hydrated.

The Classic Glass siphon works with 8 gram C02 cartridges, and is an easier alternative to carrying around soda water bottles.  Make cocktails, sodas and juices, and look totally cool while doing it!

Click this link to check out the Classic Glass Siphon.