The Magical Mojito Why do we love the Mojito? It surprised us all 15 years ago with it’s beguiling mix of mint, lime, sugar, and rum. But these building blocks aren’t new. The Southside (which is a fantastic drink, BTW) never got this kind of love. Maybe it was because it was so Latin, like […]
Strawberry Season is Fleeting, Capture it in the Glass The strawberry is a fan favorite. As kids we gorged ourselves on plump seasonal berries. Today, it seems the strawberry is always in season, much to the berries detriment. Today’s supermarket strawberries are big and red, but lack the tart and unctuous strawberriness I remember […]
The Perfect Piña Colada The Piña Colada is an amazing drink. Every time we have one, it brings us right back to that winter we spent snorkeling in Puerto Rico. That was our time and place for a great memory, but it’s also the birthplace of the first piña colada. It happened at the Barrachina […]
1.5 oz Vodka 1 oz Strawberry Dill Shrub .5 oz Dry Vermouth Shake, strain, spring.
1.5 oz White Rum 1 oz Just Grapefruit Shrub .5 oz Campari Seltzer to top Shake, strain, top and sip.
1.5 oz Tequila Blanco .75 oz Shrub District Just Grapefruit .5 oz Dry Curacao .5 oz Fresh Lime Juice (Half) Shake, Pour, Taco ‘Bout it to Your Friends!
2 oz Catoctin Creek Roundstone Rye 1 oz Just Grapefruit Shrub 1 oz Sweet Vermouth 2 dashes Embitterment Chocolate Bitters Shake, Pour, Celebrate!
2 oz Green Spot Irish Whiskey .5 oz Don’s Old Fashioned Stir, Sip, Slainte.
1.5 oz Dry Vermouth of Tawny Port .5 oz Shrub District Strawberry Dill Top with Seltzer Shake, Strain, Spritz.
1.5 oz Gin .5 oz Cynar 70 1 oz Shrub District Strawberry Dill Shake, Strain, Amore.
1.5 oz Vodka 1 oz Shrub District Strawberry Dill .5 oz Kahlua 2 Dashes Chocolate Bitters Shake, Strain, Romance.
1 oz Shrub District Ginger 2 oz Tequila or Mezcal The juice of 1/2 of a lime Ice Shake, strain, kick off!
0.5 oz Shrub District Cranberry Juniper 0.5 oz Shrub District Apple Nutmeg 1.5 oz Bourbon Seltzer Stir, Sip, Autumn!
1.5 oz gin 0.5 oz Shrub District Blueberry Basil 0.5 oz Shrub District Lime Stir, sip, synergy.
1 oz Shrub District Blueberry Basil 1.5 oz Green Chartreuse Crushed ice Splash of Seltzer Stir, sip, redecorate.
1 oz Shrub District Blueberry Basil 1.5 oz Bacardi Black Rum 0.5 oz Graham’s Six Grapes Ruby Port Stir, strain, squint, stand transfixed, wait 100 years for the next one.
2 oz Picaroon Dark Rum from Blackwater Distilling 1 oz Shrub District Pineapple Allspice 0.5 oz Giffard Banane Liquor 0.5 oz Dry Vermouth Shake, rattle, roll.
1 750ml bottle Shrub District Pineapple Allspice 1 750ml bottle Gold Rum 1 750ml bottle dry vermouth 1 Liter Coconut Water Ice Batch, Ladle, Socialize!
1 oz Shrub District Lime 1.5 oz Tequila Blanco 0.5 oz Don Ciccio & Figli Cinque OR Campari Ice Shake, Strain, Elevate.
1.5 oz Shrub District Pineapple Allspice 1 oz Orgeat (house made) 1 oz Laird’s Applejack 1 oz Lyon Distilling’s Dark Rum 0.5 oz Triple Sun Spirit’s Corn Whiskey Shake, pour, enjoy!
1 oz Shrub District Blueberry Basil 2 oz Bourbon 0.5 oz Cointreau (or triple sec) 2 dash Orange Bitters Shake, strain over ice, summertime!
0.75 oz Shrub District Lime 0.75 oz @wrayandnephewus overproof run 0.75 oz @lillet1872 Blanc 0.75 oz Chartreuse Shake, strain, catch those typos!
1 oz Shrub District Strawberry Dill 1 oz Bonal 1 oz Gin Club soda Stir, sip, stay for the weekend!
0.75oz Shrub District Strawberry Dill 0.75oz VSOP Cognac 0.75oz Liquore Strega 0.75oz 10 year tawny port Shake, strain, share hashtags
3/4 oz rye whiskey 3/4 oz Shrub District Pineapple Allspice 3/4 oz Maraschino 3/4 oz dry vermouth Shake, strain, have the last word.
1.5 oz Bourbon 0.75 oz Shrub District Cranberry Juniper 0.5 oz Cointreau 0.25 oz fresh lemon juice Shake, strain, pray you make rent!
1.5 oz White Rum (we like Triple Sun Spirits) 1 oz Shrub District Strawberry Dill 0.5 oz Liquore Strega Seltzer Shake, strain, top with seltzer!
1 oz Shrub District Blueberry Basil 0.5 oz Fresh Lemon Juice 0.25 oz Simple Syrup 3 oz seltzer Ice Stir, sip, savor!
1.5 oz Shrub District Just Grapefruit 1.5 oz coconut water 0.5 oz honey syrup Egg white Dry shake, wet shake, serve up!
1 oz Shrub District Apple Nutmeg 2 oz over steeped Iced Green Tea 0.25 oz honey syrup Orange Peel – expressed Shake, strain, get fancy!
1 oz Shrub District Pineapple Allspice 5 oz coconut water Dash Aromatic Bitters Ice Tiny Umbrella (optional but highly recommended) Stir, sip, refresh!
0.75 oz Shrub District Strawberry Dill 5 oz Fever Tree Tonic Dash Orange Bitters Lime wedge Ice Stir, sip, mocktail!
1 oz Shrub District Pineapple Allspice 1 oz Jamaican Rum (like Appleton V/X) 0.5 oz Dark Rum (like Bacardi Black) 0.5 oz Bénédictine 0.75 oz lemon juice Shake, pour into double old-fashioned, flag with a preserved lemon peel and a cherry.
Another tiki drink for the long days of summer 1.75 oz aged rum (like Ron del Barrilito 2 Stars) 1 oz Shrub District Apple Nutmeg 0.25 oz Maraschino 0.25 oz lemon oleo saccharum — Peychaud’s Bitters Seltzer Shake everything but seltzer, pour into collins, add ice if necessary, top with seltzer.
0.5 oz Shrub District Just Grapefruit 0.5 oz Parfait d’Amour 0.75 oz dry vermouth 1.5 oz gin Shake, double strain, stargaze.
1 oz Shrub District Pineapple Allspice 2 oz Rye Whiskey 1/2 oz Dry Vermouth Ice Shake, strain, lemon twist!
1 oz. Shrub District Cranberry Juniper 6 oz. Seltzer Water Juice of half an orange Ice Garnish with orange slice Stir, sip, cozy up! *Courtesy of Amy Rizzotto from Move Well DC
0.75 oz Shrub District Cranberry Juniper 0.25 oz fresh lime 0.5 oz triple sec 1.5 oz vodka Shake, strain, nostalgia
0.75 oz Shrub District Apple Nutmeg 0.5 oz Swedish Punsch 2 oz Apple Brandy (we like Laird’s Bonded) Shake, strain, après-leaf-raking
1 bottle (8oz) Shrub District Apple Nutmeg 375 ml Manzanilla Sherry 500 ml Aged Rum 500 ml Club Soda Grated Nutmeg Large Block of Ice Compound in a punch bowl or pitcher, serve in ice-filled punch cups, grate nutmeg on top.
1 oz Shrub District Apple Nutmeg 2 oz Rye Whiskey Top with seltzer Ice Stir, Sip, Campfire!
1 oz Shrub District Blueberry Basil 2 oz Bourbon Whiskey 0.5 oz Cointreau 2 Dash Orange Bitters Shake, strain over ice, summertime!
2 oz Overproof Rum like Wray and Nephew 1 oz Shrub District Lime 0.5 oz Angostura bitters 0.25 oz simple syrup Shake, pour, tiki! Pro Tip: Mix 3 parts Shrub District Lime with 2 parts Angostura Bitters and 1 part simple in a bottle. Just leave it on the back bar. Mix with light rum, […]
0.75 oz Shrub District Blueberry Basil 1.5 oz El Dorado Rum 5 Años 0.25 oz lime juice 0.25 oz simple syrup Shake, sip, chips and salsa!
1.5 oz W. L. Weller Bourbon 0.75 oz Shrub District Blueberry Basil 0.5 oz Cocchi Americano 1/8 oz Simple Syrup 1 Dash Boker’s Bitters. Shake, strain, chill ❄️
0.75 oz Shrub District Blueberry Basil 0.5 oz Shrub District Lime 2 oz Tequila Blanco Mix: Salt half the rim of a cocktail or rocks glass. Fill shaker with ice. Add Tequila and shrub. Shake, strain, guacamole!
0.5 oz Shrub District Pineapple Allspice 2 oz Bourbon Top with Ginger Beer Mix: Combine over ice. Stir, sip, beach volleyball ??
0.5 oz Shrub District Pineapple Allspice 2 oz Bourbon dash Orange Bitters Shake, pour, sit still in your favorite chair.
0.5 oz Shrub District Apple Nutmeg 0.5 oz Dry Vermouth (we like Dolin) 2 oz Bourbon Stir, strain, fall in love.
1 oz Shrub District Lime 2 oz white rum Seltzer Fresh Mint Mix: Fill lowball with ice. Add shrub and rum. Top with soda. Clap mint once between your hands. Add to drink. Stir, toast, enjoy!
A photo posted by Shrub District (@shrubdistrict) on Jun 24, 2016 at 7:17pm PDT 1 1/2 oz Green Chartreuse 1 oz lime juice 3/4 oz Pineapple Allspice shrub 1/2 oz Velvet Falernum Combine in Collins glass with crushed ice. Swizzle to combine, top with more crushed ice and garnish with grated nutmeg and fresh mint
A photo posted by Shrub District (@shrubdistrict) on Jul 9, 2016 at 11:38am PDT 3/4 oz fresh lime 3/4 oz “Just Grapefruit” Shrub 2 oz @mezcalelsilencio
0.25 oz Dry Vermouth 0.5 oz Shrub District Pineapple Allspice 0.75 oz Campari 1 oz Gin Mix: put it in a glass with ice. Stir, sip, talk about your day.
0.75 oz Shrub District Lime 2 oz Gin 3 Cucumber Slices Seltzer Mix: Muddle cucumber in shaker tin. Add shrub, gin, and ice. Shake and pour into Collins glass. Top with seltzer. Stir, sip, dream of summer ?☀️???
We all deserve a Margarita. Every day. 1 oz Shrub District Lime 0.5 oz Triple Sec (e.g. Cointreau, Combier, etc.) 2 oz Tequila Blanco (100% de Agave only, plz) Mix: Salt half the rim of a cocktail or rocks glass. Fill shaker with ice. Add Tequila, shrub, and triple sec. Shake, serve, fiesta!
Try a Pineapple Mint Julep for your day at the races. ?? 0.5 oz @shrubdistrict Pineapple Allspice 2.5 oz @eaglerarelife Bourbon 0.25 oz simple syrup Fresh mint Mix: crushed ice all the way up! Add Bourbon, shrub, and syrup. Take a mint sprig in your left hand. Clap once. Add to drink. Serve with straws. […]
8 oz Shrub District Lime (one bottle) 8 oz Rum 10 oz water spice (nutmeg or cinnamon) Mix: Add shrub, rum, and water to 32 oz Ball jar. Top with ice or chill in fridge. Serve over fresh ice. Pour, grate, chill. A note on Ball Jar Punch… The classic punch recipe is 1 part […]
1 oz Shrub District Cocktail Vinegar 2 oz vodka 3 oz seltzer Mix: Fill rocks glass with ice. Add shrub and vodka. Top with soda. Stir, sip, smile!
0.75 oz Shrub District Just Grapefruit 0.75 oz Lillet Blanc 1.5 oz Gin Barspoon Creme de Violette Shake, strain, flirt up a storm.
1.5 oz Triple Sun Rum 0.5 oz Shrub District Strawberry Dill 1 oz Elderflower + Lemon syrup 1 oz Dragonfruit juice 1 oz Pomegranate juice Shake, pour over ice. Garnish with fresh basil and a lemon twist. Credit: Kristofer Kwant, Triple Sun Spirits
1 oz Laird’s Bonded Apple Brandy 1 oz Dolin Blanc Vermouth 0.75 oz Shrub District Cranberry Juniper Stir, serve up. Express oil from a lime peel over the cocktail and add as garnish. Credit: Cole Newton, Twelve Mile Limit
1 oz Shrub District Just Grapefruit 1 oz fresh orange juice 2 oz vodka club soda Mix: Fill pint glass with ice. Add shrub, OJ, and vodka. Top with club soda. Stir, toast, play ball!
0.75 oz Shrub District Just Grapefruit 2 oz Dark Rum Ginger Beer Mix: Fill highball with ice. Add shrub and rum. Top with ginger beer. Stir, toast, set sail.
1 part sweet vermouth 2 parts Shrub District Just Grapefruit 3 parts Mezcal 4 parts coconut water Nutmeg Mix: Make a big hunk of ice. Compound punch. Ice, pour, grate (nutmeg).
0.5 oz Shrub District Strawberry Dill 0.75 oz fresh squeezed OJ 1.5 oz Gin Shake it like you stole something. Sip, brunch, pancakes.
1 oz Shrub District Strawberry Dill 1.5 oz White Rum 0.5 Fernet Branca Ice Shake, strain, expand your horizons.
0.5 oz Shrub District Just Grapefruit 0.5 oz Dry Vermouth 2 oz Rye Cherry Mix: Fill mixing glass with ice. Add shrub, vermouth, and rye. Stir, strain, garnish like a boss.
1 oz Shrub District Just Grapefruit 2 oz Blanco Tequila Club Soda Mix: Put ice in Collins glass. Add Tequila and shrub. Top with soda. Stir, sip, vacation!
1 oz Shrub District Just Grapefruit 2 oz Gin 3 oz Club Soda Ice Mix: Put ice in lowball. Add gin and shrub. Top with soda. Stir, sip, relax!
0.25 oz Shrub District Just Grapefruit 2 oz Bourbon 0.25 oz simple syrup Orange peel Cherry Mix: Fill lowball with ice. Add Bourbon, shrub, simple syrup. Cut orange peel (just the orange part) squeeze over drink. Stir, sip, hipster.
0.75 oz Shrub District Strawberry Dill 2 oz Tequila Blanco Juice of 1 lime Ice Mix: Fill shaker with ice. Add Tequila, lime juice, and shrub. Shake, strain, enjoy!
0.75 oz Shrub District Strawberry-Dill 1.5 oz Bourbon (Wild Turkey 101) Hard cider (e.g. Millstone’s Farmgate, Castle Hill Celestial, or Albemarle Ciderwork’s Red Hill) Mix: Fill low ball with ice. Add Bourbon and shrub. Top with hard cider. Stir, sip, and think about Christmas.
0.5 oz Shrub District any flavor drinking vinegar “Beer” (aka. Bud Light, Miller Lite, Coors Light, etc.) Mix: Pour shrub into beer. Smile like a fool, drink, repeat.
0.5 oz Shrub District any flavor Sparkling wine Ice Mix: Fill glass with ice. Add shrub. Top with bubbly. Toast, boast, act like a movie star.
1 oz Shrub District Strawberry Dill 1 oz Amaro (Meletti, Fernet, Averna, etc.) 1.5 oz Bourbon Mix: Fill rocks glass with ice. Add whiskey, shrub, and amaro. Express an orange peel over drink and garnish. Stir, sip, start your night.