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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.

cocktails Glassware Guide

  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.