Sour Cherry Shrub | Proportional Plate
5 from 8 votes

Sour Cherry Shrub

Calling all cocktail, kombucha, preservers, and soda fans! I’ve got a sour cherry shrub that is sure to knock your socks off! Cocktail shrubs or drinking vinegars don’t always use alcohol, and you can use this sour cherry shrub either way!

Course Drinks
Cuisine American, Persian
Keyword shrub, sour cherries
Prep Time 15 minutes
Resting Time 3 hours
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 20
Calories 61 kcal
Author Candice


  • 2 cups sour cherries destemmed and pitted
  • 1 cup turbinado sugar
  • 1 cup champagne vinegar or apple cider vinegar


  1. Muddle together your cherries and sugar. Let sit at room temperature for 2 hours.

  2. Add your vinegar. Muddle well. Transfer to a quart sized jar. Refrigerate for 2 days.

  3. After the 2 days, open your jar and muddle again, very well. Strain and discard the skins. Keeps for up to 10 days in the fridge.

Nutrition Facts
Sour Cherry Shrub
Amount Per Serving
Calories 61
% Daily Value*
Sodium 2mg 0%
Potassium 35mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 14g 5%
Sugars 9g
Vitamin A 3.7%
Vitamin C 0.6%
Calcium 0.5%
Iron 2.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.