Recipes

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Try a few or try them all! We would love to hear about your favorite way to enjoy Colonial Shrubs!

MOCKTAIL


Colonial Shrubs Shrub and Club

1 1/4 oz. Colonial Shrubs shrub of your choice (adjust to taste)

4 – 5 oz. Club Soda

Fill glass with desired amount of ice, add shrub and pour sparkling water.  Stir well.

BASIC COCKTAILS


Vodka Shrub Fizz

1 oz. Colonial Shrubs shrub of your choice

1 oz. Vodka

3 oz. Seltzer

Fill rocks glass with ice. Add shrub and Vodka. Top with Seltzer and stir.


Shrub Shandy

1-2 oz. Colonial Shrubs shrub of your choice to your favorite Lager or Blonde Ale.


Apple Bourbon

2 oz. Bourbon

1 oz. Colonial Shrubs Apple Shrub

1 tsp. raw cane sugar

Half a lemon, quartered

Muddle lemon with sugar in a shaker, then combine Bourbon and Colonial Shrubs Apple Shrub.  Add ice and shake well.  Strain into an ice-filled old-fashioned glass.


Apple Rum

1 oz. Dark Rum

1 oz. Colonial Shrubs Apple Shrub

Club Soda to taste

Fill rocks glass with ice. Add Colonial Shrubs Apple Shrub and Dark Rum. Top with Club Soda and stir.

  

Cranberry Bourbon

Fill a glass (or Mason jar) with ice. Pour over it:
1 oz. Gin or Bourbon
1 oz. Colonial Shrubs Cranberry Shrub.

Top with Sparkling Water.
Add 3 drops orange bitters, if desired.


Cranberry Rum

1 oz. Rum

½ oz. Grand Marnier

1 oz. Colonial Shrubs Cranberry Shrub 

2 dashes orange bitters (or to taste)

orange twist for garnish (optional)

Place all ingredients (except garnish) in a cocktail shaker half-filled with ice. Shake well until thoroughly chilled. Strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish, if you like, and serve.


Cranberry Shrub Margarita

2 oz. Tequila

2 oz. Colonial Shrubs Cranberry Shrub

1 oz. lime juice

1 oz. Triple Sec (or Orange Liqueur)

kosher salt for rimming the glass

Garnishes: thinly sliced limes, lime wedges or fresh cranberries

  

Cucumber Calypso

1oz. Gin

½ oz. Bitters

1oz. Colonial Shrubs Cucumber Shrub

¾ oz. lime juice

1 sprig mint (garnish)

1 slice cucumber (garnish)

Combine all ingredients into shaker with 5 ice cubes. Shake generously and pour over fresh ice. Garnish


MARINADE SUGGESTIONS


Colonial Shrubs Apple Shrub - Pork & Poultry


Colonial Shrubs Cranberry Shrub - Pork & Poultry


Colonial Shrubs Mango Shrub - Pork, Poultry & Seafood