Michael Dietsch is a writer, editor, and accidental bartender in Brooklyn. He is a contributor at SeriousEats.com and writes about spirits and cocktails at the website A Dash of Bitters. When he's not mixing drinks, he's smoking huge chunks of meat, grilling vegetables, bicycling, or enjoying a fine cigar. The author of Shrubs, he lives in Reston, Virginia with his family. Paul Clarke is the Executive Editor of Imbibe magazine.
"Imagine a fizzy, soda-like drink that is drier and so much more sophisticated than soda, what with the sugar and botanical ingredients. Shrubs! Amazing! Wonderful!" -- Amy Stewart, author of The Drunken Botanist "A shrub is exactly what the people who invented the phrase "slake your thirst" had in mind. A shrub is full of character and variety. The ingredients-fruit, sugar, and vinegar-are as simple as can be. But the variations are seemingly unlimited. It has another superpower: A strong shrub game can help you make the most of bruised or aging summer fruit" -- The New York Times, in an article featuring Shrubs