Welcome to the era where our glasses clink with more than just spirits – they sparkle with creativity and wellness. As we gather around the fire pit or toast across a zoom call, the drinks we raise to our lips are changing. They’re vibrant, they’re flavorful, and increasingly, they’re alcohol-free. This is the world of mocktails, where every sip resonates with the carefree indulgence of a cocktail, minus the alcohol.
There’s something utterly timeless about classic cocktails. They’re tried, true, and tested, earning their iconic status over decades. But what if we gave these classics a modern twist? Enter: Wicked Bess Shrubs. As a bartender for over 10 years, I’ve had the pleasure of mixing countless drinks, and today, I’ll guide you through one of the most beloved cocktails—the Margarita— and then reimagined with the zest of our Pear Lime Ginger Shrub.
In the realm of mixology, the quest for that perfect balance and depth in your cocktail or mocktail can often feel like an elusive art form. Enter ginger, a root celebrated for its culinary flair and medicinal properties, now finding its way into your glass through Wicked Bess shrubs. This ingredient, beloved for its vibrant kick and health benefits, stands at the heart of our artisanal concoctions, promising not just a drink, but an experience
The Moscow Mule, a cocktail steeped in history and simplicity, has become a staple in the world of mixology. Let’s take a journey through its past, explore the classic recipe, and reimagine it with a Wicked Bess twist.
Shrubs, those vibrant concoctions that bridge the worlds of mixology and wellness, owe much of their charm not just to their complex flavors but to an age-old preservative: vinegar. This key ingredient is not only a flavor powerhouse but also a natural preservative that grants shrubs their remarkable shelf stability. Let’s dive into the fascinating world of shrubs, explore their historical roots, and understand how vinegar plays a pivotal role in keeping them fresh and flavorful for months, even years, on end.