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Incorporate seasonal rhubarb into your next happy hour with this refreshing rhubarb and ginger mojito.

Rhubarb and ginger mojito

Adjust the rhubarb and ginger syrup in this cocktail to give it as much zing as you like. It's a perfect combination with fresh mint.

Rhubarb and ginger mojito recipe

Yields 1


  • 10 mint leaves
  • 1/2 lime, cut into three wedges
  • Rhubarb and ginger syrup, to taste (directions follow)
  • 3 tablespoons white rum
  • Ice
  • Sparkling water


  1. In a glass, muddle together the mint and lime wedges.
  2. Add the rhubarb and ginger syrup and rum. Stir to mix. Fill glass with ice and top with a splash of sparkling water.
  3. Garnish with a slice of lime and mint leaves, if desired.

Rhubarb and ginger syrup recipe


  • 4 stalks fresh rhubarb, cut into 1/2-inch pieces (about 4 cups)
  • 4-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled and coarsely chopped
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 2 cups water


  1. In a large saucepan, combine the rhubarb, ginger, sugar and water in and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, until the rhubarb is soft. Remove from heat and let sit for 30 minutes.
  2. Pour mixture through a fine-mesh sieve into a bottle. Chill syrup completely.

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Comments on "Rhubarb and ginger mojito"

Ang June 20, 2013 | 4:13 PM

This drink was awesome! We had all the family together for Father's Day and we made several batches of this mojito. Everyone loved it. The flavor of the rhubarb was surprisingly refreshing. Thank you.

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