Cranberry Shrub
Author: Chief Mixologist
  • 1 Quart cranberry juice
  • 2 Cups sugar
  • 1 lemon rind, without pith
  • 2/3 Cup lemon juice
  • 1 Quart club soda
  • 1 pint tart sherbet; (optional)
  1. Simmer cranberry juice, sugar and rind, uncovered, in a saucepan (NOT aluminum) 10 minutes, stirring now and then.
  2. Off heat, mix in lemon juice; cool, pour into a bottle, cover and refrigerate.
  3. Serve as is on the rocks in punch cups or small glasses.
  4. OR, half fill a tall glass with shrub, add ice, and fill with club soda.
  5. OR, pour into punch cups and top each serving with a scoop of tart sherbet.
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