Rhubarb Gin & Tonic Cocktail

Rhubarb Gin & Tonic

Rhubarb adds a refreshing tartness to a classic G & T

Course Drinks
Cuisine Cocktails
Keyword gin & tonic, gin cocktail, ginger, rhubarb, rhubarb cocktail
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Cooling time for syrup 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 2
Calories 141 kcal
Author Colleen


Rhubarb Simple Syrup

  • 2 cups rhubarb chopped (about 4 stalks)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1.5 cups water

Rhubarb Gin & Tonic

  • 4 oz Gin
  • 1 lime juice of
  • 6 oz rhubarb simple syrup
  • 10 oz tonic water
  • lime sliced, for garnish


Rhubarb Simple Syrup

  1. In a saucepan, combine rhubarb, sugar, and water.

  2. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, then reduce heat and simmer 20 minutes

  3. Remove from heat and allow to cool completely

  4. Strain syrup through a sieve, discarding fruit solids, or saving for another use

Rhubarb Gin & Tonic

  1. Fill two chilled highball glasses half full with ice.

  2. Add 2 oz gin to each glass

    Add 1/2 lime juice to each glass

  3. Add rhubarb syrup to each glass

  4. Top up each glass with chilled tonic water

  5. Garnish with lime wedges and or slices

  6. Cheers!

Recipe Notes

Reduce the sugar and calories in this cocktail by substituting club soda for the tonic water.

Leftover rhubarb syrup will keep in the fridge for up to 7 days.

Nutrition Facts
Rhubarb Gin & Tonic
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 141 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Sodium 1mg0%
Potassium 34mg1%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin C 9.7mg12%
Calcium 11mg1%
Iron 0.2mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.