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Rhubarb and basil, fresh out of our garden into a cocktail!
One of our favorite things about the early season farmer’s markets are the fresh herbs and wonderfully tart fresh rhubarb. This past week we brought home a nice batch of rhubarb that we used to make a delicious strawberry and rhubarb tart. We had a few stalks left over and not wanting to waste the fresh produce, we decided to make a rhubarb syrup that we could use in some cocktails.
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Rhubarb Basil Cocktail
This rhubarb vodka cocktail uses the rhubarb simple syrup which has a tart sweetness that paired well with the aromatic spiciness of the fresh basil. A bit of sparkling soda water gives the cocktail a nice effervescence making this drink very refreshing.
What Ingredients are Needed for the Rhubasil Cocktail?
- Rhubarb Simple Syrup
- Sparkling Water or Club Soda
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A light cocktail with the delightful flavors of rhubarb and basil. This pink cocktail is so perfect for spring.
- crushed ice
- 2-3 basil leaves (more for garnish)
- 1 1/2 oz vodka
- 3 oz rhubarb simple syrup
- sparkling water or club soda
Tear apart a few basil leaves and place in the bottom of the glass with the vodka.
Muddle leaves and vodka.
Fill the glass with ice, top with the rhubarb syrup and sparkling water.
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Amount Per Serving: Calories: 248 Total Fat: 0g Saturated Fat: 0g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 0g Cholesterol: 0mg Sodium: 1mg Carbohydrates: 42g Fiber: 0g Sugar: 42g Protein: 0g
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