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Blackberry Shrub

Prep Time

5 minutes

Cook Time

5 minutes


1-2 people

Sweet, refreshing and a little tart, with a touch of Creole heat, this Blackberry Shrub by The Drinking Coach is perfect for the Spring, or drinking year round.

Blackberry Shrub

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  • 1 Cup Blackberries

  • 1 Cinnamon Stick

  • 1 Teaspoon Tony’s Spice N’ Herbs Seasoning

  • 1/2 Cup Cider Vinegar

  • 1 Cup White Sugar

  • 1 Cup Water

  • 1 1/2 Ounces of Your Favorite Clear Spirit (like White Rum)

  • 1/2 Ounce Elderflower Liquor

  • 3/4 Ounce Blackberry Shrub

  • 1 Bar Spoon Simple Syrup

  • Clear


Making the Blackberry Shrub:

  1. Add blackberries, cinnamon, Tony’s Spice N’ Herbs, cider vinegar, sugar and water to a pan and bring to a simmer for 15 minutes or until the blackberries lose their color.
  2. Allow the mixture to cool and then strain it through a strainer or cheesecloth into a mason jar.
  3. Add to your cocktail when ready.

Making the Blackberry Shrub Cocktail:

  1. Combine liquors and simple syrup in a cocktail shaker and shake cold.
  2. Strain into a coupe glass and then add a 3/4 ounce of the Blackberry Shrub, allowing it to drop to the bottom.
  3. Enjoy!

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