Blackberry-Ginger Shrub


With this delicious cocktail recipe, a healthy pour isn't out of the question. We utilize fresh ingredients to keep the sugar count low and the good times high.

Blackberry-Ginger Shrub Cocktail in short glass with purple flower garnish
Photo: Jacob Fox
Prep Time:
15 mins
Chill Time:
1 day
Total Time:
1 day 15 mins
1 1/2 cups


  • 1 6 ounce pkg. fresh blackberries

  • cup sugar

  • 1 tablespoon water

  • 1 1 inch piece fresh ginger, peeled and thinly sliced

  • ¾ cup cider vinegar


  1. 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.

  2. 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.

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 (per serving)

106 Calories
26g Carbs
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 106
% Daily Value *
Sodium 2mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 26g 9%
Total Sugars 24g
Vitamin C 6mg 30%
Calcium 11mg 1%
Iron 0.2mg 1%
Potassium 68mg 1%
Folate, total 7.1mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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