Pineapple Jalapeno Shrub Cocktail

Pineapple Jalapeno Shrub Cocktail

This pineapple jalapeño shrub cocktail has the sweetness of pineapple, the heat of jalapeños and the tang of vinegar. Great with seltzer or vodka for a refreshing summer drink.

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Have you ever heard of a shrub drink? I first heard of them a few years ago at a health and natural food expo. Shrubs were used in the colonial times for their high vitamin C content and were sometimes called drinking vinegars. That might not sound all that appetizing but they are really tasty. Trust me on this one. There are 3 main components to a shrub: fruit, sugar & vinegar which make for the classic sweet and sour taste. The cool thing about shrubs is that you can make a variety of different flavors by changing one of the three components. The other cool thing about them is that you can drink them with seltzer water for a refreshing drink or add vodka for a cocktail! Today I used pineapple, jalapeño, honey and vinegar to make this tasty pineapple jalapeño shrub. IT WAS FABULOUS!

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