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Rhubarb Cosmopolitan

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Serves 2


The ever-popular Cosmopolitan is basically a kamikaze tinted pink with cranberry juice. Rhubarb syrup colors and flavors this Cosmo for a delicious seasonal cocktail. For a non-alcoholic drink, pair rhubarb syrup with seltzer water for a refreshing soda.


2 shots vodka (Monopolowa is nicely neutral)
cup freshly squeezed lemon and lime juice
cup rhubarb syrup
~ Lime half-moons for garnish


  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice, then pour in the vodka, the citrus juice, and the rhubarb syrup. Shake vigorously, then strain into two martini glasses. Garnish with half-moons of lime.


Read more about summertime drinks in Carrie Floyd’s article “Cool summer cocktails.”

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1. by Jennie C. on May 26, 2009 at 8:03 AM PDT

2/3 cup of lemon or lime juice seems like too much.

2. by Carrie Floyd on May 27, 2009 at 9:53 AM PDT

1/3 cup lemon juice with a shot of vodka and sweetened with rhubarb syrup is just right for 1 drink (this recipe makes two drinks).

3. by anonymous on Jun 30, 2010 at 2:02 PM PDT

I made this last night and my husband and I agreed that there was too much lemon/lime juice, it was way too sour and we couldn’t taste the rhubarb. We thought this worked better: 2oz vodka, 1oz lemon/lime juice, 1oz rhubarb syrup.

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