This recipe appears in:Cocktail 101: More Complex Shrub Syrups
The delicate flavor of peaches is complemented by apple cider vinegar in this tangy shrub syrup. Serve it with white rum or simply add it to seltzer.
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- 4 medium peaches (about 1 pound)
- 1 cup sugar
- 1/3 cup grated fresh ginger
- 1 3/4 cups white balsamic vinegar
- 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
Remove pits from peaches and mash in a medium-sized bowl. Add sugar
and ginger, stir well. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
Press peach mixture through a fine-mesh sieve into a clean medium-sized bowl. Discard peach solids. Add both vinegars to peach juices. Whisk to combine. Pour through funnel into clean bottle. Seal bottle and shake vigorously. Store in refrigerator for 3 to 5 days, shaking periodically to help dissolve sugar. Once sugar has dissolved, serve with seltzer or white rum. Shrub can be stored for several months in refrigerator.