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Shrub

Drinks - Mixed

(or Shrubb)

Rum with citrus juice (lemon, lime, orange, currants), sugar (Eaton 1822).

See also the similar: Bumpo and Grog


Original Receipt from 'Modern Domesic Cookery' by Elizabeth Hammond (Hammond 1819)

Shrub.
Take a gallon of rum, six pounds of lump sugar dissolved in a quart of lime juice, and mix the whole well together; then put it in a cask, and when fine, bottle it off for use.




Original Receipt in 'The Cook and Housekeeper's Dictionary' by Mary Eaton (Eaton 1822);

CURRANT SHRUB. Strip some white currants, and prepare them in a jar as for jelly. Strain the juice, of which put two quarts to one gallon of rum, and two pounds of lump sugar. Strain the whole through a jelly bag.




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