Liqueurs, Shrubs, and Drinking Vinegars – Enhancing the Diner’s Experience

Liqueurs, Shrubs, and Drinking Vinegars – Enhancing the Diner’s Experience

By Ross Perkins, Foodable Contributor

You saddle up to the bar and the bartender asks, “what will you be having tonight?” When picking out a drink, the first thing an imbiber usually considers is his or her liquor preference. Whiskey? Vodka? Or maybe tequila because tonight is going to be “one of those nights”? Once the liquor choice is locked down, then there are the additives to consider – sodas, syrups, and garnishes.

But there’s another group of flavor enhancers that are popping up in bars and restaurants around the country. Made for alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks alike, there is a movement where restaurants and bars make their own brands of shrubs to give the usual martini or gin & tonic a little flavor kick.

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