5 tasty Spring cocktail recipes to try during forced rhubarb season

Yorkshire is well-known for its rhubarb triangle and with forced rhubarb season in full swing, there are plenty of tasty recipes you can try to really make the most of it.

By The Newsroom
Friday, 23 March, 2018, 09:35
Try some sweet rhubarb concoctions this Spring

And what better way to toast the season than with a drink?

Here are a few fruity cocktail concoctions to experiment with this Spring.

Ingredients:

25ml Slingsby Rhubarb Gin12.5ml Hibiscus Syrup20ml Fresh Lemon JuiceRose Lemonade to top

Method:

Combine the Rhubarb gin, hibiscus syrup and lemon juice in a cocktail shaker. Add ice, then shake and fine strain into a coupe glass. Top with rose lemonade and garnish with a rose petal.

Rhubarb bramble

Ingredients:

50ml rhubarb gin30ml rhubarb sweet tea syrup20ml lemon juice10ml mulberry gin

Method:

Churn the Rhubarb gin, tea and lemon juice with crushed ice. Cap and drizzle over mulberry gin, and then garnish with a lemon wedge and a blackberry.

Confection Cocktail

Ingredients:

30ml rhubarb gin20ml rhubarb and rose hip cordial200ml Bitter lemon tonic

Method:

Add all of the ingredients into a short glass over ice. Stir down and garnish with an edible flower, sweets, or a sherbet rim for that extra sugary flavour.

Rhubarb Fizz

Ingredients:

50ml rhubarb gin50ml pink grapefruit25ml elderflowerTop Grapefruit lemonade

Method:

Add of the all ingredients into a tall glass over ice and stir. Once mixed, garnish with a wedge of pink grapefruit to add a bit of zing.

Rhubarb Rossini

Ingredients:

25ml rhubarb gin20ml elderflower liquor10ml raspberry pureeTop with champagne

Method:

Shake the puree, elderflower and gin. Fine strain into a flute or coup glass and top with a splash of champagne. Complete your tipple with a blackberry garnish on the rim.