For July 4th, serve a libation enjoyed by George Washington
Ben Franklin too. And no doubt many of our other founding fathers. That’s because shrubs – fruit preserved in a syrup of sugar and vinegar – were extremely popular in both America and Britain in those days.
Shrub syrup is even better if you add some strong spirits to the mix. But maybe you guessed that already.
You can use almost any booze, but we’re using rum. It was by far the most popular spirit in America around the time of the Revolutionary War. And the flavor of rum blends perfectly with shrub syrup.
Ready to fuel your patriotic fervor?