Sumac-Beet Soda - Imbibe Magazine Subscribe + Save

Sumac-Beet Soda

Sweet and tart flavors balance beautifully in this DIY soda recipe.

This flavorful soda balances the tartness of sumac and lemon with the sweet earthiness of fresh beets.


  • 6 oz. fresh lemon juice
  • 2 1⁄2 oz. beet juice
  • 16 oz. sumac syrup
  • Chilled soda water


Combine the juices and syrup to make a concentrate.

To serve, pour 3 oz. of the concentrate over ice and top with 6 oz. of soda water. Refrigerate the remaining concentrate; use within 2 weeks.

Sumac Syrup:

2 1⁄2 cups water
1 1⁄4 cups sugar
1 1⁄2 oz. sumac

Bring all ingredients to a boil then simmer for 20 minutes. Strain through a coffee filter and let cool before use.

Enjoy This Article?

Sign up for our newsletter and get biweekly recipes and articles delivered to your inbox.

Send this to a friend