Black Peppercorn Syrup. Learn how to make a syrup that will add heat and complexity to your next cocktail; see medicinalmixology.... Not a drinker? The syrup can be added to hot water, tea, or juices for nutritional benefits. For example, muddle a strawberry, juice from a lemon wedge, and a little thyme. Top with hot water and a shot of Black Pepper Syrup. Enjoy a medicinal brew that will give you relief during a cold.