Scratch-Made Using Our Vodka Distilled With Blueberries & Lightly Sweetened Vinegar
Wait, isn’t a shrub what you decorate your front door with? Yes, BUT it is also an old-timey drink made from dark fruits macerated in sugar and vinegar. This sweet, yet acidic syrup was traditionally mixed with water or soda water for a flavorful refresher.
This here cocktail was inspired by the bartenders at our James Beard Award-nominated bar program at Chesapeake & Maine. This scratch-made cocktail begins with our vodka distilled with blueberries. It is then macerated with lightly sweetened balsamic and red wine vinegar to create a blueberry shrub vodka which we then blend with soda water.
The ensuing deep, burgundy-colored libation is juicy and subtly sweet from the blueberries, with a slightly sour and complex fruity character from the vinegar.
So ditch the fancy glassware, mixing equipment and enjoy cold, straight from the can!!
We were so excited about what we were tasting so we submitted it to the Los Angeles Spirits Awards 2020 and it won Best in Show in the ready-to-drink category.
177 calories | 11.3g carbs | 0g protein | 0g fat per 12 oz. serving | 7% ABV
Blueberry Shrub Vodka Soda is certified gluten free.
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