How To Make Shrubs – Version 1

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WHAT YOU'LL NEED:
  Large mixing bowl
 Wide-mouth mason jar with airlock
  Airtight clamp top glass jar
  Muddler
  Flip top jars or bottles
 1 part fruit (blueberries, strawberries, oranges, etc)
 1 part sugar (raw honey, raw granulated sugar)
 1 part vinegar (Apple cider vinegar, red or white wine vinegar)
 Fresh herb, few sprigs

INSTRUCTIONS:
1

Ferment sugar and fruit for 2 days BEFORE adding vinegar and herbs (takes 5 to 9 days)

2

Combine the fruit and sugar in a large mixing bowl.

3

Muddle them together until the fruit is crushed.

4

Transfer to a wide-mouth mason jar with airlock

5

Let it ferment at room temperature for 1-2 days.

6

Next, place fermented fruit into a larger airtight clamp top glass container

7

Add the herbs and vinegar.

8

Let the mixture ferment at room temperature for 4 days up to a week.

9

Strain the shrubs through a cheesecloth squeezing out all the syrup.

10

Transfer the shrub syrup to clean jars or bottles and store covered in the refrigerator for 2-4 months.

 

Ingredients

WHAT YOU'LL NEED:
  Large mixing bowl
 Wide-mouth mason jar with airlock
  Airtight clamp top glass jar
  Muddler
  Flip top jars or bottles
 1 part fruit (blueberries, strawberries, oranges, etc)
 1 part sugar (raw honey, raw granulated sugar)
 1 part vinegar (Apple cider vinegar, red or white wine vinegar)
 Fresh herb, few sprigs

Directions

INSTRUCTIONS:
1

Ferment sugar and fruit for 2 days BEFORE adding vinegar and herbs (takes 5 to 9 days)

2

Combine the fruit and sugar in a large mixing bowl.

3

Muddle them together until the fruit is crushed.

4

Transfer to a wide-mouth mason jar with airlock

5

Let it ferment at room temperature for 1-2 days.

6

Next, place fermented fruit into a larger airtight clamp top glass container

7

Add the herbs and vinegar.

8

Let the mixture ferment at room temperature for 4 days up to a week.

9

Strain the shrubs through a cheesecloth squeezing out all the syrup.

10

Transfer the shrub syrup to clean jars or bottles and store covered in the refrigerator for 2-4 months.

How To Make Shrubs – Version 1