YIELD: 1 SERVING
Once you get started with them, you’ll find that shrubs are a fantastic cocktail ingredient. This is a twist on a classic strawberry cocktail with the addition of balsamic vinegar and seltzer. If you have any on hand, replace the seltzer and agave with sparkling wine for a slightly different flavor.
1/4 cup vodka
2 tablespoons Strawberry-Balsamic Shrub (page 97)
1/2 tablespoon agave nectar
1/3 cup seltzer
In a Sparkling Strawberry Cocktail cocktail shaker, combine the vodka, strawberry-balsamic shrub, and agave nectar with ice and strain into a lowball glass. Top with the seltzer, and briefly stir Serve.