Rhubarb Basil Cocktail

Rhubarb Basil Cocktail

1 1/2 ounce Vodka
3 ounces Rhubarb Syrup (below)
Sparkling water
Fresh Basil leaves
Rhubarb for garnish
Roughly chop a few basil leaves, add basil leaves and vodka to bottom of glass then muddle with a wooden spoon. Fill the glass with ice and add Rhubarb Syrup and top with sparkling water. Garnish with fresh basil and thin ribbons of rhubarb peel. (Makes one drink)

Rhubarb Syrup

8 oz chopped rhubarb (1 large stalk)
1 cup sugar
2 cups water
1 vanilla bean
Combine all the ingredients in a sauce pan. Bring to a boil then reduce to a simmer. Simmer uncovered for 10-12 minutes. Allow to cool then strain into storage bottle or jar. Keep refrigerated.

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