With sparkling drinks on the rise, join the trend with this tart Fizzy Rhubarb concoction. Tangy and sweet, this is a bubbly mix that fulfills all your rhubarb dreams. It’s the perfect mocktail for family gatherings and relaxing in the sun—made for floating in the clouds.


-1 lb rhubarb, sliced into ¼ inch semicircles

-2 cups light agave nectar

-½ cup apple cider vinegar

-Sparkling water

-Sprigs of fresh thyme and kumquat slices for garnish


  1. To make syrup, combine sliced rhubarb and agave in a medium mixing bowl. Cover and let sit at room temperature for 48-72 hours. Strain, reserving syrup. Add apple cider vinegar to the liquid. (More vinegar is tangier—adjust amount to your preference.) Transfer syrup to a lidded container, and keep in the refrigerator.
  2. Combining 3-4 portions sparkling water to 1 portion of syrup. Dilute or concentrate to your preference. Serve over ice. Garnish with kumquat slices and thyme!
February 20, 2018 by Corinne L.
Tags: cook