Alright, we made it. High fives all around! This week was a bit of a doozy, so when I came home last night, I was looking for something simple. I knew I had a bottle of rhubarb syrup in the fridge and a bottle of vodka in the cupboard, the question was, what should be the other ingredient. I could go ginger ale—that would be tasty–but then I remembered that hardcore beverage the screwdriver, simply orange juice and vodka. Orange and rhubarb are delicious together, so I figured why not a rhubarb screwdriver? It’s like the little sister of the screwdriver, a little softer and sweeter, but it has a secret devious side.
Cheers! To all the people who help keep us safe—it is Memorial Day weekend after all. Oh, and to a little extra relaxing, hanging out and all around having fun.
Orange Rhubarb screwdriver cocktail
makes 1 cocktail
1 oz fresh squeezed orange juice
1 1/2 oz vodka
1/2 oz rhubarb syrup
In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, combine all the ingredients. Shake for 10 seconds.
Strain into a glass filled with ice and enjoy.
To make rhubarb syrup:
Combine 1 cup chopped rhubarb with 1 cup sugar and 1 cup water in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer for 30 minutes. Strain rhubarb from syrup.