Cocktail of the Week: Strawberry Rhubarb Rosé Sangria


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This Memorial Day Weekend, impress your guests with this sophisticated version of sangria -- and see if they could guess the special ingredient!

Ingredients

  • ½ cup water
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 3-4 cups rhubarb (2 large stalks; diced into 1-inch cubes)

Sangria:

  • 1 750 ml bottle rose wine
  • 1 lime sliced
  • ¼ cup loosely packed mint leaves, torn
  • 2 cups strawberries, quartered
  • 1 recipe simple syrup, cooled and strained
  • Club soda or seltzer, ice (add 4 cups club soda)

Instructions

  1. In a medium pot, combine sugar and water. Bring to a boil, stirring until sugar is dissolved.
  2. Add rhubarb, stir and cover. Simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from heat.
  3. Cool and strain off rhubarb before adding sangria.
  4. Combine all sangria ingredients in a pitcher. All to "marinate" in the fridge for 4 hours.
  5. Add 4 cups club soda.
  6. Enjoy!
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