Pineapple Ginger Shrub | A Drinking Vinegar

Pineapple ginger shrub is a great combination of sweet and spice, and a refreshing one to boot! This particular drinking vinegar is a reminder of relaxed summer days and the sun on your face.

Pineapple Ginger Shrub

An old fashioned drinking vinegar is made utilizing fresh fruit and vinegar. However, an amazing shrub is made with the combination of fruits, vinegar, and a combination of herbs and spices.

Is it delicious? Absolutely.

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‘Tis the season! There nothing better than preserving and making your own adult concoctions. First, it’s fun. Second, it’s delicious. And third, these items make amazing gifts and hold great bartering leverage.

How to create a recipe for drinking vinegars, or shrubs, is left to the imagination. The primary ingredients for making this beverage is fruit, sugar, and vinegar. However, the flavor can be enhanced by adding herbs, spices, altering the type of sugar and vinegar used.

In short, make whatever combination your little heart desires. Those who love consuming shrubs make them throughout the year, utilizing whatever fruit is currently in season.

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Other amazing drinking vinegar flavors:

In addition to making shrubs try your hand at these seasonal homemade beverages:

Experiment a Little

It was mentioned earlier to experiment when creating shrub recipes. This begins with selecting the right sugar and vinegar for the job.

The choice of sweeteners can vary, and selecting which one is truly up to you.

  • Organic Sugar
  • Brown Sugar
  • Maple Syrup
  • Honey

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Next, select which type of vinegar to use.

  • Raw Apple Cider
  • White Wine
  • Red Wine

Selecting the best herbs and spices to use will depend on the type of fruit chosen.

Pineapple Ginger Shrub – Ingredients

In addition to the ingredients mentioned, pineapple mint or lemon balm will compliment the pineapple and ginger nicely.

  • 1 whole fresh Pineapple, remove outer layer and core, cut into small pieces
  • 1 4 inch fresh Ginger Root, washed and sliced into thin strips
  • 3 cups Organic Granulated Sugar
  • 3 cups Raw Apple Cider Vinegar

Pineapple Ginger Shrub – Equipment
    1. 1 gallon Glass Jar
    2. Wooden Spoon or Silicon Spatula for Stirring
    3. Jar Funnel
    4. Swing Top Bottle or Quart size Mason jar for bottling
Pineapple Ginger Shrub – Instructions
      1. Begin by removing the outer peel and core of the pineapple. Cut pineapple into small pieces and add to 1-gallon glass jar. Next, roughly slice washed ginger root and add to jar.
      2. Muddle the contents within the Mason jar, releasing the natural juices of the pineapple.
      3. Add the organic granulate sugar to the jar and stir well. Place the jar into the refrigerator for 3 day, making sure to gently shake the jar a few times a day to help the sugar dissolve.
      4. The last step is to add the raw apple cider vinegar to the pineapple syrup, making sure to stir the mixture well. Return the drinking vinegar to the refrigerator and allow to sit for an additional 5 days.
      5. Once the desired taste has been achieved, strain the pineapple and ginger into a clean swing top bottle. Store in the refrigerator for up to 6 months.

pineapple ginger shrub

Notes

      1. An Adult Cocktail – mix 1 to 4 tablespoons of the pineapple ginger shrub to a glass. Next add vodka to your liking, top with ginger beer or club soda.
      2. A Virgin Beverage – mix 1 to 4 tablespoon of the shrub mixture with sparkling water or ginger beer, serve over ice.
      3.  Reserve the pineapple and ginger. Utilize this yummy combination to make an Hawaiian teriyaki sauce.
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Pineapple Ginger Shrub

Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: pineapple ginger shrub

Equipment

  • 1 gallon Mason Jar
  • Wooden Spoon or Silicon Spatula for Stirring
  • Jar Funnel
  • Swing Top Bottle or Quart size Mason jar for bottling

Ingredients

  • 1 whole fresh Pineapple remove outer layer and core, cut into small pieces
  • 1 4 inch fresh Ginger Root washed and sliced into thin strips
  • 3 cups Organic Granulated Sugar
  • 3 cups Raw Apple Cider Vinegar

Instructions

  • Begin by removing the outer peel and core of the pineapple, Cut pineapple into small pieces and add to 1-gallon Mason jar. Next, roughly slice washed ginger root and add to jar.
  • Muddle the contents within the Mason jar, releasing the natural juices of the pineapple.
  • Add the organic granulate sugar to the jar and stir well. Place the jar into the refrigerator for 3 day, making sure to gently shake the jar a few times a day to help the sugar dissolve.
  • The last step is to add the raw apple cider vinegar to the pineapple syrup, making sure to stir the mixture well. Return the drinking vinegar to the refrigerator and allow to sit for an additional 5 to 7 days.
  • Once the desired taste has been achieved, strain the pineapple and ginger into a clean swing top bottle. Store in the refrigerator for up to 6 months.

Notes

An Adult Cocktail - mix 1 to 4 tablespoons of the pineapple ginger shrub to a glass. Next add vodka to your liking, and top with ginger beer or club soda. 
A Virgin Beverage - mix 1 to 4 tablespoon of the shrub mixture with sparkling water or ginger beer, serve over ice. 

Pinapple ginger shrub

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