Meet Six Barrel Soda of Wellington + Some Epic Cocktail Recipes

six barrel soda syrup

Cocktails have never been so easy, with this magical ingredient....Six Barrel Soda Syrups!

Six Barrel are a soda company making so pretty special concoctions down in the capital of NZ. Pairing classic and unusual flavours together, brining delicious drinks to the homes, cafes, restaurants and bars of Kiwi's. Started in their small cocktail bar, it's the dream of two friends who endeavoured to make some superior drinks.

Joe & Mike are focussed on drinks made with real ingredients of the highest quality and locally sourced. Using NZ citrus, organic ginger, central Otago cherries and fair trade organic cane sugar and much more in their drinks. All their sodas and syrups are free from preservatives and artificial sweeteners, colours and flavours and contain around 30% less sugar than most sodas. It's not just your average soda, and that's why it's our go to choice for our gift baskets. The perfect corporate or personal gift, that individual and families can enjoy in multiple ways. Add soda water and you've got a delish soda,  or add a few other magical ingredients and you're in heaven. Try out these heavenly recipes below, to turn their syrup into an epic cocktail. 
We've taken a few yummy cocktails recipes from Six Barrel , which use their Lemon & Raspberry syrup for you to try out at home. Enjoy!


80ml Aperol
60ml Raspberry and Lemon Syrup
50ml lime juice
4 ice cubes
1 egg white
Soda water to top up


In a cocktail shaker, build Aperol, Raspberry and Lemon Syrup, Lime juice, ice cubes and egg white.

Shake well.

Strain into 2 coupe or martini glasses, and top with soda water.

Garnish with a sprig of thyme and/or burnt orange twists.


Raspberry Collins


30mL Raspberry & Lemon⁣⁣ Syrup
30mL gin⁣⁣
10mL lemon juice⁣⁣
Soda or sparkling water⁣⁣
Frozen raspberries⁣⁣
Lemon, Rosemary⁣⁣

Put syrup, gin and lemon juice in a glass. Add ice and raspberries. Top up with soda water and stir.⁣ Garnish with raspberries, lemon slices, and rosemary (or whatever herbs you have handy in the garden). Cheers!


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