Super-easy rhubarb vodka

Super-easy rhubarb vodka
  • Serves icon Makes 1.2 litres
  • Time icon Hands-on time 5 min, plus 4 days steeping/infusing

Add vibrant rhubarb to vodka for a pretty pink cocktail. Our super easy recipe uses just four ingredients; all you need is patience while it steeps and infuses.

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  • 600g rhubarb, chopped into thin slices
  • 200g caster sugar
  • A few strips of orange zest
  • 1 litre vodka

You will also need

  • A Sterilised 1.5 litre glass jar with an airtight seal, such as a Kilner jar
  • A sterilised glass bottle with a top
  • A square of muslin or a clean j-cloth


  1. Put the rhubarb into your sterilised jar. Add the caster sugar, orange zest and vodka. Seal and store in a dark cupboard for 1-2 weeks, turning or gently shaking every now and then 
to dissolve the sugar and mix up the rhubarb.
  2. Strain the vodka through a square of muslin 
or a new J-cloth, then transfer to the sterilised glass bottle and seal.
  3. Serve chilled in shot glasses, martini glasses or small champagne coupes, or in highball glasses with ice, topped 
up with ginger ale or tonic water.

delicious. tips

  1. Add a drizzle of syrup from a jar of stem ginger for a warming twist.


  2. Once strained the rhubarb vodka will keep in a cool, dark place (or the fridge)for several months.

  3. Take a look how to sterilise jars and bottles, here.

Recipe By

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