The raspberry rhubarb whiskey sour is a visually appealing cocktail with vibrant colors that will impress your friends at any gathering. With each sip, you’ll experience a burst of fruity freshness that will cool you down on a hot summer day. The raspberry rhubarb whiskey sour not only tastes fantastic, but also looks stunning. Don’t be intimidated by rhubarb, because this ingredient is super easy to work with and adds a unique touch to this classic cocktail.

how to make raspberry rhubarb whiskey sour


rhubarb simple syrup :

  • 2 C rhubarb, chopped 
  • 1 C water 
  • 1 C sugar

cocktail :

  • 2 oz bourbon or whiskey 
  • 1 oz rhubarb simple syrup 
  • 1 oz fresh lemon juice 
  • 1 egg white 
  • 2 – 3 raspberries 
  • freeze dried blueberries, microplaned for garnish 


To make the rhubarb simple syrup, combine all ingredients into a medium saucepan. Bring ingredients to a boil, then lower heat to a simmer. Simmer syrup for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Set aside to cool, then strain out solids.

In a cocktail shaker, add lemon juice and egg white. Shake vigorously without ice for ten seconds. Add raspberries and muddle. Next add the whiskey and rhubarb simple syrup with ice. Shake until chilled. Double strain into a chilled coupe. Garnish with freeze dried blueberries.

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raspberry rhubarb sour


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We just got into freeze dried blueberries and we absolutely love using them! Not only are they a really healthy snack, but they are also fantastic cocktail garnishes!

Suggested Pairing

For a raspberry rhubarb whiskey sour, we recommend you pair it with something chocolatey to balance out the tartness. Try our rye whiskey chocolate chip cookies as it brings a nutty and spicy duo to help bring everything together. Need any ideas for your next Valentine’s Day? Chef up this cocktail and cookie for you significant other. Trust us, they will be impressed!

raspberry rhubarb whiskey sour


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