Ever had Velvet Falernum? NO?! Its wonderful blend of spices makes incredible cocktails. Buying Falernum can be hard to find, and taste artificial and bland. Use vinegar and make a non-alcoholic shrub that will take your cocktails to the next level!
Simple, sweet and refreshing! Extend the farmer's market treasures, home grown harvests or CSA deliveries by preserving them as a Sparkling Rhubarb Shrub (aka drinking vinegar). Pairs perfectly with good tequila, fresh mint and soda.
Flavor-packed cranberries abound during the holidays, making them particularly well suited to a shrub. The addition of rosemary gives the shrub a Christmassy flavor and the orange finishes it off with a pleasant citrus bitterness.
Michael Dietsch makes this summer shrub by combining raspberries and thyme, first sweetening the raspberries with sugar and allowing them to macerate before combing them with thyme-infused apple cider vinegar.