Modern Mixology: Shrubs | February 22 | 2pm
Ever drink a shrub? Before you google YouTube videos of bonsai trees in vitamix blenders, we’re talking about the flavorful vinegar-based ‘shrubs' showing up all over the happy hour scene. Come find out what all the buzz is about!
Shrubs are the perfect base for a seasonal cocktail, and they're also great mixed with soda water for a non-alcoholic treat. In this class we'll sample different shrubs and teach you two different methods to try on your own. We’ll also get you started on some amazing flavor combinations! While you taste, we'll teach you the fascinating history of shrubs (Hint: they originated as a punch like drink, and later in colonial times became a way to preserve fruit), and then you'll get to customize your own batch using local berries and unique infusions. Go home with your custom shrub, ideas for rotating flavors during the seasons, and a selection of different recipes for hosting inspired happy hours this Winter season!