Rhubarb Mojito

The Rhubarb Mojito is a refreshing twist on the classic mojito, combining the tangy sweetness of rhubarb with the fresh flavors of mint and lime. 

This vibrant cocktail is perfect for spring and summer, offering a unique and delightful drink that’s sure to impress. 

Rhubarb, often associated with pies and desserts, brings an unexpected but delightful tartness to this cocktail, balancing the sweetness typically found in a mojito. 

The result is a perfectly harmonious blend of flavors that awakens the palate.

Rhubarb Mojito garnished with fresh mint and a rhubarb stalk

Why You’ll Love This Rhubarb Mojito

I love this mellow coconut mojito recipe.

But this is a delightful blend of flavors, combining the tartness of rhubarb with the refreshing mint and zesty lime. 

It’s a beautifully balanced cocktail that’s both invigorating and satisfying. 

Whether you’re hosting a party or just looking for a refreshing drink to enjoy on a warm day, this Rhubarb Mojito is the perfect choice.


Here’s what you’ll need to create this refreshing cocktail:

  • Rhubarb Syrup: Made from fresh rhubarb, sugar, and water.
  • White Rum: A good quality white rum for a smooth base.
  • Fresh Mint Leaves: For that classic mojito flavor.
  • Lime Juice: Freshly squeezed for the best taste.
  • Club Soda: To add a fizzy finish.
  • Ice: To chill the drink.
  • Garnish: Fresh rhubarb stalk, lime wedge, and mint sprig (optional).
Rhubarb Mojito topped up with club soda

How to Make Rhubarb Mojito

This Rhubarb Mojito not only tastes amazing but also boasts a beautiful pink hue from the rhubarb syrup, making it an attractive addition to any gathering or celebration. 

Whether you’re hosting a summer barbecue, relaxing by the pool, or enjoying a quiet evening on the patio, this cocktail is sure to elevate your experience.

And it’s so easy to make! Check it out:

  1. Make the Rhubarb Syrup:
  2. Muddle the Mint and Lime:
  3. Mix the Cocktail:
  4. Serve:
  5. Garnish:

Tips and Tricks for the Perfect Rhubarb Mojito

Enhance your Rhubarb Mojito experience with these handy tips and tricks.

Whether you’re a seasoned mixologist or a home bartender, these insights will help you create the perfect cocktail every time.

  • Fresh Ingredients: Use fresh rhubarb, mint, and lime juice for the best flavor.
  • Muddle Gently: Muddle the mint leaves gently to release their oils without breaking them up too much.
  • Adjust Sweetness: Taste the cocktail before serving and adjust the sweetness by adding more rhubarb syrup or lime juice as needed.
  • Don’t be shy with the ice. This is best served cold, cold, cold, cold!
Perfect Rhubarb Mojitos on a tray

Recipe Variations

Whether you prefer a sweeter sip, a non-alcoholic version, or an added burst of flavor, these adaptations will keep your cocktail experience fresh and enjoyable. 

Experiment with different ingredients and techniques to find your perfect blend.

  • Strawberry Rhubarb Mojito: Add a few strawberries to the muddle for a fruity twist.
  • Vanilla Rhubarb Mojito: Infuse the rhubarb syrup with a vanilla bean for a subtle vanilla flavor.
  • Ginger Rhubarb Mojito: Add a slice of fresh ginger while muddling for a spicy kick.


Can I use frozen rhubarb?

Yes, you can use frozen rhubarb. Thaw it before making the syrup for the best results.

What type of rum should I use?

A good quality white rum works best, but you can also use light rum if preferred.

Can I make this cocktail ahead of time?

It’s best to make this cocktail fresh, but you can prepare the rhubarb syrup in advance and store it in the refrigerator for up to a week.

How do I store leftover rhubarb syrup?

Store any leftover rhubarb syrup in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to a week.

Rhubarb Mojito

Prep time:
5 min
Cook time:
20 min
150 kcal
Discover the refreshing Rhubarb Mojito, a perfect summer cocktail blending tangy rhubarb, fresh mint, and lime. Explore tips, tricks, and creative recipe variations!


  • 2 oz white rum
  • 1/2 cup fresh rhubarb, chopped
  • 1/2 oz lime juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1/2 oz rhubarb syrup (see post for recipe)
  • 10 fresh mint leaves
  • Club soda
  • Ice
  • Garnish: fresh rhubarb stalk, lime wedge, mint sprig (optional)


  1. Make the rhubarb syrup per the instructions in the post and set it aside to cool.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, muddle the fresh mint leaves with the lime juice.
  3. Add the rhubarb syrup and white rum to the shaker. Fill the shaker with ice and shake well until the mixture is thoroughly chilled.
  4. Strain the mixture into a glass filled with ice. Top with club soda and gently stir.
  5. Garnish with a fresh rhubarb stalk, a lime wedge, and a mint sprig if desired. Enjoy!

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