Blackberry Shrub
Recipe type: Beverages
Serves: 6
  • 2 Quarts ripe berries
  • 2 Cups sugar (or more)
  • 2/3 Cup lemon juice
  • 1 Quart club soda
  • 1 pint tart sherbet (optional)
  1. Crush berries with sugar, cover and let stand overnight. Press through a cheesecloth lined sieve, extracting as much juice as possible.
  2. Mix in lemon juice. Taste for sweetness - if too tart, add sugar, stirring until dissolved.
  3. Pour into bottle, cover and refrigerate.
  4. Serve as is on the rocks in punch cups or small glasses. OR, half fill a tall glass with shrub, add ice, and fill with club soda. OR, pour into punch cups and top each serving with a scoop of tart sherbet.
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