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Blackberry Shrub Vodka Cocktail

Blackberry Shrub

A delicious solution for that influx of blackberries.

Adele’s in Nashville celebrates summer with this vodka cocktail featuring a blackberry shrub made with balsamic vinegar and apple cider vinegar.


  • 1/2 oz. blackberry shrub
  • 1 1/2 oz. vodka (Adele's uses Cathead)
  • Top with ginger beer
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  • Blackberry Shrub
  • 1 cup fresh blackberries
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • Glass:Collins
  • Garnish:rosemary sprig


Fill a Collins glass with ice. Add the blackberry shrub and vodka. Top with ginger beer and garnish.

Blackberry Shrub In an airtight container, combine the blackberries and sugar. Allow to macerate in the refrigerator for 2 to 7 days, stirring daily to break up the fruit. After reaching the desired level of maceration, strain out the solids and discard them. Stir until all sugar granules dissolve. Add vinegars to complete the shrub. Will keep in the refrigerator for 3 to 4 weeks.

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