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Rhubarb Thyme Gin Sour


Rhubarb Thyme Simple Syrup

  • 4 cups chopped rhubarb
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 sprig fresh thyme

Rhubarb Thyme Gin Sour

  • 1.5 oz high quality gin
  • 1.5 oz rhubarb thyme simple syrup
  • 1.5 oz lemon juice
  • 3 dashes rhubarb bitters, such as Dillons
  • 1 egg white
  • ice
  • thyme, for garnish


To make the Rhubarb Thyme Simple Syrup

  1. Combine the rhubarb, sugar, and water into a large pot. Give a stir and bring to a boil over medium heat. Let simmer for 15 minutes. Add the thyme and simmer for an additional 5 minutes.

  2. Remove from the heat and strain with a fine mesh strainer into a mason jar. Put the reserved rhubarb solids aside and keep for several days in the fridge if desired. Cool the simple syrup and keep for up to a week in the fridge.

Rhubarb Thyme Gin Sour

  1. Combine all ingredients except the thyme and ice in a cocktail shaker and shake vigorously for 30 seconds. Add ice, and shake for an additional 10 seconds. Strain into a coupe or your favourite glass, garnish with a sprig of thyme and enjoy!