Make It Your Own Rhubarb Tincture

Prep: 5 min. Steep: 2 weeks

Yield: About 1 cup

Rhubarb Tincture

Tinctures are simple infusions that are of high potency, but used in low quantities. Much like bitters, tinctures should be used a few dashes at a time in a cocktail to add complexity or flavor, but not enough to greatly alter the proof of the cocktail.

Rhubarb Tincture Recipe

1 lb fresh rhubarb
½ bottle of Everclear® (About 1 ½ cups)

First, roughly chop 1 pound of fresh rhubarb into small chunks and place into a quart-sized mason jar. Then, pour in Everclear® and seal tightly. Let steep in a cool, dry place for two weeks.

Once infused, strain into a clean, sealable container. Now you’re ready to move on to the Rhubarb Whiskey Sour.

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Created by:
Ted Kilgore

Make It Your Own’s in-house mixologist, Ted Kilgore, is a 17-year veteran of the bar and spirits world. Passing the B.A.R. with BAR Ready certification in 2007, he is now proprietor and Beverage Director at Planter’s House in St. Louis.

Caution: Do not apply to open flame. Keep away from fire, heat and open flame. Contents may ignite or explode. Do not consume in excessive quantities. Not intended for consumption unless mixed with non-alcoholic beverage.