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Rachet Up the Weekend with Rosie the Riveter

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Rachet Up the Weekend with Rosie the Riveter
Photo by Andrew Cebulka

More mixologists are rediscovering the classic technique of utilizing vinegar and shrubs in their cocktails, which can bring can out bright and complex flavors that sometimes fall flat with other acidic ingredients such as lemon and lime juice. Manager Laura Kelton of Easy Bistro & Bar in Chattanooga, Tennessee, created just such a cocktail utilizing an easy, housemade blackberry shrub. The results are refreshing, acidic, and without that syrupy sweetness that fruity summer cocktails often deliver.

Rosie the Riveter
from Manager Laura Kelton of Easy Bistro & Bar in Chattanooga, TN