Language of Mixology (S)
Shrub – Spirits, fruits juices, and sugar, aged in a sealed container such as a cask or crock, then usually bottled.
Swizzle – Originally a tall rum cooler filled with cracked ice that was swizzled with a long twig or stirring rod or spoon rotated rapidly between the palms of the hands to produce frost on the glass. The Swizzle, a Carribean invention, is made with any kind of spirit today and is traditionally served in a tall highball or Collins glass.
Syllabub – An old English recipe consisting of milk, cream, sugar & spices, blended with sherry, port, or Madeira to produce a very sweet, creamy mixture that is often served in a sherbet glass as a dessert. In a more liquid form, it may be drunk like a Posset.