I do not find out about you, however I take immense pleasure in a great drink. Espresso is a day by day necessity for me. I attempt to be diligent about my water consumption. However actually I discover nothing extra refreshing than a fruity, do-it-yourself beverage.

I am guessing most of you might be hip to the shrub thang, but when shrubs are new to you, you are in for a deal with. If you happen to’re solidly within the extremely candy soda-y camp, you may discover the vinegar hit of a shrub to be odd, however should you’re like me and dig a drink that is candy, tart, and bubbly all on the similar time, shrubs will deal with you proper.


Rhubarb – all the time a great participant within the tangy-sweet world – appears an ideal springtime star for a do-it-yourself shrub.


  • 1 pound rhubarb, sliced into into 1/Four inch semicircles
  • 2 cups gentle agave nectar
  • half cup good high quality apple cider vinegar 
  • sparking water
  • non-compulsory for serving: sprigs of contemporary thyme, kumquat slices, or an orange twist can be good right here

In a medium mixing bowl, mix sliced rhubarb and agave. Cowl and
let sit at room temp for 48-72 hours. Pressure, reserving syrup. Add good
apple cider vinegar to the liquid and also you’ve received your shrub. (Really feel
free so as to add extra vinegar if that fits you, adjusting the tang to your
liking.) Switch syrup to a lidded container – and hold within the

( You possibly can discard the rhubarb slices, or I save them in a separate lidded container and add them to my morning bowl of granola and Greek yogurt.)

I might recommend combining Three-Four parts glowing water to 1 portion of shrub, however be happy to make a extra concentrated or diluted shrub relying in your style. Serve over ice. Add a bit of citrus or contemporary thyme should you please. You can even add a splash of rhubarb shrub to your cocktails.