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With this delicious shrub mixer for cocktails (or mocktails), a healthy pour isn't out of the question. We utilize fresh ingredients to keep the sugar count low and the good times high.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Credit: Jacob Fox

Recipe Summary

15 mins
1 day
1 day 15 mins
1 1/2 cups


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In a large non-reactive bowl combine blackberries, sugar, the water, and ginger; crush against side with a muddler or the back of a spoon. Cover and chill 24 hours, stirring two or three times.

  • Strain blackberry mixture through a fine-mesh sieve; discard solids. Stir in vinegar. Transfer to a glass jar; seal. Store in refrigerator up to 5 days. To serve: add 1 ounce to a glass of sparkling or still water over ice or use in cocktails (recipe below).

Blackberry-Ginger Shrub Cocktail

In a cocktail shaker combine 1/4 cup (2 oz.) Blackberry-Ginger Shrub and 3 Tbsp. (1 1/2 oz.) gin. Add ice cubes; cover and shake until very cold. Strain into an ice-filled rocks glass. Top with 1/2 cup (4 oz.) chilled club soda. If desired, serve with fresh blackberries.Per Serving : 202 calories, 0 g protein, 26 g carbohydrate, 0bg total fat (0 g sat. fat), 0 mg cholesterol, 2 g fiber, 24 g total sugar, 1% Vitamin A, 7% Vitamin C, 27 mg sodium, 1% calcium, 2% iron

Nutrition Facts

106 calories; carbohydrates 26g; insoluble fiber 2g; sugars 24g; vitamin a 60.7IU; vitamin c 6mg; niacin equivalents 0.2mg; folate 7.1mcg; sodium 2mg; potassium 68mg; calcium 11mg; iron 0.2mg.