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Idaho Rhubarb Refresher

Idaho Rhubarb Refresher
  • Prep: 5 minutes
One of the best things about the Idaho Rhubarb Refresher is its versatility. This delightful drink can be enjoyed as a mocktail or cocktail, depending on your preference. For those who prefer an alcohol-free version, simply enjoy the recipe as directed. The result is a refreshing, herbaceous mocktail that’s perfect for sipping any time of day, whether you’re lounging by the pool or hosting a backyard barbecue. On the other hand, for those who prefer a boozy version, the Idaho Rhubarb Refresher can easily be transformed into a cocktail by adding a splash of your favorite vodka. This turns the drink into a refreshing and effervescent cocktail that’s perfect for serving at a summer party or as a pre-dinner drink. No matter how you choose to enjoy it, the Idaho Rhubarb Refresher is a drink that’s sure to please. Its bright pink color and unique blend of flavors make it a stand-out drink that’s perfect for celebrating the flavors of spring and summer in Idaho.

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  • 4 oz of Ruby Simple Syrup
  • 1/2 cup fresh herbs of your choice (suggested: mint, thyme, or rosemary)
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • Soda water
  • Ice


  • Bring 2 cups of water to a boil. Remove from heat and add the fresh herbs. Let steep for 5-10 minutes, then strain out the herbs and set the infused water aside.

  • Combine the rhubarb simple syrup with the herb-infused water and lime juice. Stir well to combine.

  • To serve, fill glasses with ice and pour in the rhubarb-herb mixture, leaving about an inch of space at the top of each glass.

  • Top with soda water and stir gently to combine.

  • Garnish with a rhubarb ribbon twist and additional herbs, if desired.