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Shrub, Rattle Skull and Fish House Punch! (Oh My!)

The nerds of Untapped History have been busy designing and sampling historically themed drinks. recognition of the end of summer and the start of the school year (yay?), here are some historically themed cocktail recipes we highly recommend! Enjoy!

Shrub 2 oz. of dark rum Club soda ½ oz. of Shrub syrup NOTE: To make the shrub syrup: In a medium bowl, mash the berries with the sugar and let sit for one and a half hours. Strain through a fine sieve into a clean bowl, pressing on the fruit to extract as much liquid as possible. Stir in vinegar and pour into a bottle or jar and refrigerate. The syrup can be kept in the fridge for up to two months. Rattle Skull 2 oz. of dark rum 2 oz. of brandy Juice of ½ a lime 1 pint of dark beer

Fish House Punch Ice 3/4 ounce dark rum 3/4 ounce Cognac 3/4 ounce peach brandy 1/2 ounce Simple Syrup 1/4 ounce fresh lime juice 1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice 1 lime slice 1 maraschino cherry

Shandy Gaff

5 oz of beer

5 oz of ginger beer or ginger ale


1 egg

1 tsp of brown sugar

2 oz. of golden/dark rum

Whole nutmeg

Combine egg, sugar, and rum in a shaker with ice. After shaking hard, strain into a chilled glass. Garnish with freshly grated nutmeg.

And why not a 20th century bonus recipe as well...

Mary Pickford

1.5 oz white rum

1.5 oz pineapple juice

1 tsp grenadine

6 drops Maraschino liqueur

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