Red Berry Shrub
© Tina Rupp

Red Berry Shrub

  • SERVINGS: Makes 1 Drink

"Shrub" refers both to a syrup made from fruit, sugar and vinegar and to a drink made with said syrup. The vinegar, says bartender Jennifer Colliau, acts as "a lovely, unusual acidifier," replacing the citrus juice typically found in cocktails.

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  1. Ice
  2. 2 tablespoons sour cherry preserves
  3. 8 raspberries, plus 3 raspberries skewered on a pick for garnish
  4. 1/2 ounce raspberry vinegar
  5. 1/2 ounce Simple Syrup
  6. 6 ounces chilled club soda
  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add all of the remaining ingredients except the club soda and garnish and shake well. Pour through a fine strainer into a chilled collins glass. Stir in the club soda and garnish with the skewered raspberries.