2 large fresh basil leaves plus 1 small sprig for garnish
Place the ice cubes, strawberries, light rum, balsamic vinegar and basil leaves in the pitcher of a blender and blend until smooth and slushy. Pour into a tall glass and garnish with a small basil sprig.
Cook's Note: If your strawberries aren't very sweet, add...
In a tall glass or cocktail shaker, fill with ice. Add the Honey Ginger White Balsamic, vodka, club soda, squeeze of one lime wedge and stevia. Stir to mix. Pour in a copper mug and garnish with a slice of lime.
The term "shrub" can be applied to the sweetened vinegar-based syrup, from which a cocktail is made; the syrup is also known as drinking vinegar. Drinking vinegar is often infused with fruit juice, herbs and spices for use in mixed drinks. Simply make your syrup and then mix with club soda and the libation of your choice like vodka, rum or gin.