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Refreshing, pink Rhubarb Pie Cocktail (a rhubarb vodka cocktail) with rhubarb in the background
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Rhubarb Pie cocktail

Despite the name this cocktail is not overly sweet. It bears the fresh, tart taste of spring rhubarb with the smooth vodka for a completely refreshing signature spring cocktail.
NOTE: the rhubarb may be cooked and juice extracted then chilled in the refridgerator before making the cocktails. The reduces the cocktail making time to about 5 minutes.
Course Cocktail
Cuisine American
Keyword rhubarb cocktail, rhubarb pie, rhubarb vodka
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 220kcal
Author Toni Dash

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces (weight) Rhubarb (about 5 stalks) chopped into small pieces
  • ¼ cup Water
  • ¼ cup Sugar
  • 8 ounces Vodka

For Rimming the Glasses:

  • 1/4 cup Granulated Sugar or more depending on the number of glasses being rimmed
  • 1/16 teaspoon ground Cinnamon only a slight amount of cinnamon to dust the sugar is needed

Instructions

Instructions for the Rhubarb puree:

  • Place the rhubarb, water and sugar in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Stir periodically for 5-10 minutes until the rhubarb has broken down into a puree. NOTE: taste the puree and if desired more sugar may be added.
  • Place a strainer or sieve over a bowl and pour rhubarb mixture into the strainer. With a spatula or pliable spoon, push the rhubarb through the strainer to release the juice. Allow strained juice to cool. NOTE: pulp is not used in the recipe but may be used for other recipes (see blog post).

Instructions to make the Cocktail:

  • Pour 1/4 cup granulated sugar with a dusting of ground cinnamon in a small plate. Mix to combine. Rim cocktail glasses with the sugar mixture.
  • Mix 1 ounce rhubarb puree with 2 ounces Vodka in a shaker with ice. Shake, pour over ice in a lowball glass. Fill with club soda.

Notes

Recipe adapted and published with permission from Altitude Spirits.

Nutrition

Calories: 220kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 4mg | Potassium: 244mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 85IU | Vitamin C: 6.8mg | Calcium: 73mg | Iron: 0.2mg