For the rum, choose something dark and, if you want to replicate the Colonial experience, something funky.
For a refreshing non-alcoholic treat, simply leave out the rum.
For great alternatives to the club soda or seltzer, try a spicy ginger beer or a crisp tonic water. Or add shrub to a glass of white or sparkling wine.
Read more: Cocktail 101: How to Make Shrub Syrups
- Yield:makes 1 cocktail
- Active time: 5 minutes
- Total time:5 minutes
- 2 ounces dark rum
- 1/2 ounce shrub syrup
- 3 ounces club soda or seltzer
Fill a tall glass with ice. Add rum, shrub syrup, and soda. Stir gently to mix and serve immediately.