Tart Apple-Ginger Shrub


This syrupy, apple-infused drinking vinegar is an old-fashioned recipe that's used as a unique flavor enhancer for cocktails or sodas. Store in the refrigerator.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
4 days
Total Time:
4 days 10 mins
1 /2 cup


  • 1 Granny Smith apple, shredded

  • cup unfiltered apple cider vinegar

  • ¼ cup white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger


  1. Place apple in a glass jar with a tight-fitting lid. Add apple cider vinegar, sugar, and grated ginger; stir well. Close tightly. Let sit in the refrigerator, 4 to 5 days.

  2. Strain syrupy liquid into a clean bottle, discarding apple scraps. Close tightly and chill.

Editor's Note:

Nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of apple. The actual amount of apple consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

34 Calories
9g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 34
% Daily Value *
Sodium 1mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 1mg 5%
Calcium 2mg 0%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 27mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.