Wild Blueberry Shrub Syrup from Tait Farm Foods is a superb blueberry shrub mixer made in small batches in Pennsylvania with fresh wild blueberries, vinegar, and cane sugar. Blueberry Shrub makes a refreshing soda when mixed with sparkling water or add your favorite spirits for a colonial-inspired cocktail. Explore refreshing recipes from Tait Farms below. Pair with other Tait Farms Shrub Syrups and our drinkware for a great gift.
- Wild Blueberry Shrub Syrup
- 13 Oz Glass Bottle
- Made in small batches in central Pennsylvania
- Ingredients: Wild blueberries, distilled white vinegar, and organic cane sugar
Shrubs were made in the 18th century from fresh fruit and sugar, left to ferment into vinegar. After fermentation, more sugar was added to the mixture, providing a tart, sweet, and refreshing syrup that could be enjoyed in cocktails, desserts, and sauces.
Recipes from Tait Farms
Wild Blueberry Mimosa
Simply replace the orange juice of a traditional mimosa with Wild Blueberry Shrub to create this bright and full-flavored version.
- 1 oz. Tait Farm Wild Blueberry Shrub
- 5 oz. champagne or Prosecco
- Slice of orange
Pour the Wild Blueberry Shrub into a stemmed glass. Top with the champagne. Garnish with the orange slice. A wonderful cocktail for your next brunch!
A great way to enjoy juicy fresh blueberries, plump blackberries, or other fresh berries of the season
- 1 ½ oz. Dry Gin
- ½ oz. Tait Farm Wild Blueberry Shrub
- ½ oz. lemon juice
- 2 dashes Regan’s Orange Bitters
- 1 dash Fee Brothers Rhubarb Bitters
Prepare a double old-fashioned glass by filling it with crushed ice. Shake ingredients with ice for 10 seconds and strain into a prepared glass. Garnish with fresh seasonal berries and mint. Serve with a straw. Contributed by The Boston Shaker, Somerville, MA.
Shrub Sparkler (Non-Alcoholic)
A Shrub Sparkler is the most popular way to enjoy shrub. Simply choose any flavor of shrub and add seltzer - the colder the better - along with the fresh fruit and herb garnish of your choice.
- 1 oz. Tait Farm Shrub
- 6 oz. chilled sparkling water
- Ice and fresh fruit and/or herb garnish
- Sweet tooth? Add a splash of ginger ale or lemon-lime soda.
Fill a glass 2∕3 full with ice. Add shrub, top with chilled sparkling water, and if desired, ginger ale or lemon-lime soda. Stir gently. Garnish with fresh fruit and/or herb garnish.