Watermelon Shrub Collins

We’ve got a treat for you today… a special watermelon cocktail, the Watermelon Shrub Collins. It’s so good guys!

Watermelon Cocktail - the Watermelon Shrub Collins!

Welcome to weekend cocktails on A Spicy Perspective!

One of our favorite mixologists in Asheville, Erin Hawley (from MG Road Lounge) will be joining us each weekend to share an easy, yet inventive, cocktail to help you let down your hair over the weekend.

Erin’s cocktail recipe posts will be short and sweet… so you can go on your merry way and load up your cocktail shaker.

Erin Hawley

Today’s beverage is the Watermelon Shrub Collins:

This drink is a good way to get acquainted with shrubs, or drinking vinegars.

Shrubs originated in the 17th century by using vinegar as a way to preserve fruit. They are now commonplace in bars and used as an alternative to citrus to provide acidity in a cocktail.


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5 comments on “Watermelon Shrub Collins

  1. Gabyposted September 6, 2014 at 9:55 am Reply

    This looks amazing! Can’t wait to mix one up!

  2. Julieposted September 6, 2014 at 10:07 am Reply

    I would have nerv thought to add balsamic vinegar, must add a nice flavor!

  3. A Young Wifeposted September 6, 2014 at 10:07 pm Reply

    Yum! That sounds so good!

  4. Jamie | My Baking Addictionposted September 7, 2014 at 1:15 pm Reply

    Love the idea of a watermelon cocktail. This looks refreshing and delicious!

    Rating: 5
  5. Lori @ RecipeGirlposted September 7, 2014 at 2:24 pm Reply

    This is going on my must-try soon list! Sounds amazing!