Caribbean Shrub
© Wendell T. Webber

Caribbean Shrub

  • SERVINGS: makes 1 drink

Shrubs were originally made in Colonial America. They typically combined rum and a gastrique, a syrup made with vinegar, sugar and, often, seasonal fruits such as strawberries.

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  1. 2 ice cubes, plus crushed ice
  2. 1 ounce dark rum
  3. 1 ounce white rhum agricole
  4. 3/4 ounce Strawberry-Balsamic Gastrique
  5. 1 small strawberry, for garnish
  1. Put the ice cubes in a cocktail shaker. Add both rums and the gastrique and shake well. Strain the drink into a crushed ice—filled highball glass and garnish with the strawberry.