Strawberry Rhubarb Gin Smash

Strawberry Rhubarb Gin Smash - The BEST summer cocktail - it's such a refreshing drink. Made with gin, rhubarb simple syrup, strawberries, and mint. #cocktail #rhubarb #gin

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This strawberry rhubarb gin smash recipe is a refreshing, colorful cocktail that’s perfect for summertime – or year round! It’s simple to make at home but it tastes like something a fancy mixologist whipped up.



Rhubarb Simple Syrup



Rhubarb Simple Syrup

  1. Clean and chop rhubarb stalks into 1/2″ chunks.
  2. In a medium saucepan, combine chopped rhubarb, sugar, and water. Stir to combine. Bring to a boil and then decrease the heat to a low-medium simmer. Continue cooking for 40 minutes to 1 hour, until the mixture thickens.
  3. Allow the rhubarb mixture to cool for 20 minutes.
  4. Place a fine mesh strainer over a bowl, then pour the rhubarb mixture into the strainer. Once it has thoroughly cooled, it can be added to cocktails.

Strawberry Rhubarb Gin Smash

  1. In an 8 ounce glass, add strawberries and mint. Gently muddle. Then pour in 1 ounce of rhubarb simple syrup. Add ice, gin, and soda water, then give it a quick stir.
  2. Garnish with fresh mint, strawberry slices, rhubarb stalks, etc. And enjoy!