Rhubarb Vodka

Are you looking for a way to use some of your end of season Rhubarb??  

Making rhubarb vodka is a perfect option!  All you need is a Kilner jar, some rhubarb and of course some vodka. Cheap bottom shelf stuff is perfectly suitable! So here is what to do!

  • Take three or four stems of rhubarb and cut into half inch piecesrhubarb-vodka
  • then add them into a sterilised kilner jar
  • Next add lemon or orange rind
  • and about half a cup of sugar
  • fill the jar up to the top with vodka and seal
  • give in a few good shakes to combine everything
  • place in a cool dark place for 3 to 6 weeks
  • leave as long as possible and then strain through muslim
  • bottle the strained liqueur and reserve the fruit.

It is ready to drink straight away but it will mature with age.  The left over fruit is delicious in a crumble or made into jam.