Greyhound

Ingredients:
1.5 oz vodka or gin
1.5 oz Grapefruit MOTHER shrub
club soda

Directions:
Add vodka or gin and shrub to an ice filled glass. Top with club soda and stir. Garnish with a grapefruit wedge. This is one of those classic cocktails that’s easy to experiment with. Mix it up by using a grapefruit flavored spirit, adding some fresh rosemary, using an elderflower tonic instead of club soda…The possibilities are endless.

Make It A Mocktail – Omit the spirits and experiment with herbs, celery bitters, flavored seltzer…

Cherry Bomb

Ingredients:
1.5 oz rum or vodka
1.5 oz MOTHER shrub Black Cherry
Orange flavored seltzer
Orange wedge, mint for garnish

Directions:
Add rum and black cherry shrub to a tall ice filled glass. Top with flavored seltzer water. Gently stir and and garnish with orange and mint.

Make It a Mocktail – Leave out the rum and stir. Delicious with any flavored seltzer.

Cheery Cherry Soda or Cocktail

Add equal shots rum (Vitae Spirits is our fave) and MOTHER shrub Black Cherry shrub to a tall glass filled with ice.
Top with orange mango sparkling water. (Orange sparkling water works too!)
Add a squeeze of lime and garnish with mint.

Make this a delicious shrub soda – sans alcohol.
Add 1 oz black cherry shrub to an ice filled glass.
Top with orange mango sparkling water. (Or orange sparkling water works too!)
Add a squeeze of lime and garnish with mint.

Rosemary’s Baby

Belle Isle Holiday

courtesy Belle Isle Craft Spirits

2 oz. Belle Isle Ruby Red Grapefruit
1/2 oz. MOTHER shrub Grapefruit Shrub
3 oz. Tonic water (We like Jack Rudy Small Batch Tonic.)
1 Sprig of rosemary
Optional Garnish: grapefruit peel or wedge

Add grapefruit shrub and rosemary sprig to a mixing glass and gently muddle. Top with ice and add Belle Isle Ruby Red Grapefruit. Stir, then strain into a glass over fresh ice. Top with tonic water, and garnish additionally with a grapefruit wedge or peel.