Strawberry Rhubarb Shrub
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- THE STORY
The Hudson Valley's best flavors, preserved.
The Hudson Standard's Strawberry Rhubarb Shrub is based on a Colonial American tradition of blending fruit, spice, vinegar and sweetener to make a concentrated syrup. Using New York state organic apple cider vinegar and local strawberries and rhubarb, the shrub is a perfect balance of sweet and tart. Mix with bourbon or rum for one fantastic cocktail, or mix with seltzer for a refreshing, non-alcoholic beverage.
- Delicious in salad dressings and desserts
- A delicious base for soda or cocktail
- Use with bourbon or rum
The Hudson Standard, located in Hudson, New York, started from the desire to make high quality bitters and cocktail syrups, called shrubs, using ingredients almost entirely sourced from New York's Hudson Valley.
Founder Marianne Courville and her husband Michael Albin moved to Hudson, New York from Brooklyn in 2000 and opened Hudson Wine Merchants. It was there that they caught the bug to start a business making cocktail bitters and shrubs. The business soon became a commitment to the region. The ingredients in their bitters and shrubs are almost entirely sourced from the Hudson Valley. Working with local farms, Marianne and Michael stay open to new ideas about crops, production, sustainability and cooperative ventures. The Hudson Standard is a welcome convergence between the cocktail revolution and the "farm to table" movement.