Black Raspberry Shrub Cocktail
New Year’s Eve usually means sparkly dresses and fancy cocktails and lots of gold and glitter and fuss. ‘Tis the season to celebrate, after all. We use the start of the new year as an excuse really, to party hardy and eat sweets and have a merry old time. It’s our last hurrah before those resolutions kick in and we have to behave ourselves.
But here’s the thing: do you really need a reason? I’d argue that this cocktail is in itself a reason to celebrate. In fact, I think this fruity, bubbly cocktail would be just as appropriate on a plain old Tuesday in May than it would be on New Year’s Eve. But since New Year’s Eve happens to be this week, we’ll use that as our excuse. Well, next week we’ll celebrate #BecauseNoReason, but that’s ok (remember, we don’t need one!)
The flavor of Chambord® Black Raspberry liqueur inspired this fruity shrub made from fresh raspberries and blackberries (alas, the elusive black raspberry not something I was able to track down), which I then mixed with vodka, Chambord, a dash of bitters, and a splash of club soda for a fun and ...