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Huckleberry Lemon Refresher

Glass of vibrant purple Huckleberry Lemon Refresher Recipe made with Wine Forest Wild Foods Wild Huckleberry Shrub The combination of sparkling water and a shrub is refreshing in a way that few sodas can be; they're not overly sweet, yet are very flavorful.

  1. Combine the lemon juice, huckleberry shrub and simple syrup in a glass with ice. Stir well.
  2. Top with sparkling water and gently stir.
  3. Adjust sweetness to your taste.

For the Lemon Verbena Simple Syrup

This simple syrup sweetens iced tea, cocktails and cold fruit desserts very nicely. Keep a stash in the refrigerator just in case.

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • ¼ cup Lemon Verbena leaves, tightly packed
  1. Combine the sugar and the water in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir until the sugar has dissolved. Remove from heat and let cool for 1 minute.
  2. Add the lemon verbena leaves and let infuse for ten minutes.
  3. Remove the lemon verbena and strain.
  4. Let cool and store in a clean jar in the refrigerator.