Rhubarb Bitters


A subtly aromatic addition to Lemon and Lime drink. This isn’t a true ‘bitters’ but one that can easily be made easily available ingredients, instead of sourcing specialist ingredients.

Rhubarb Bitters

rhubarb bitters

300g chopped rhubarb
1 cinnamon stick
5 coriander seeds
zest of an orange
zest of a grapefruit
350 ml vodka
160 ml water
40 g sugar

Put the chopped rhubarb, cinnamon stick and coriander seeds into a large jar.

Use a potato peeler to remove the zest of the orange and grapefruit and add to jar.

Pour in the vodka, screw on the lid and give everything a good shake.

Leave in a cool place for 3 weeks, giving the jar a good shake whenever you remember.

Heat the sugar and water in a saucepan, stirring until the sugar has dissolved and when it’s cooled, add to the strained rhubarb liquid.