Socio Rehab & MM bring you… Cocktail of the Week: Rhubarb and Sparkle

By Mancunian Matters staff

Mancunian Matters again team up with Manchester’s best-loved cocktail shakers and makers Socio Rehab to bring you sunshine in a glass… Rhubarb and Sparkle.

This week’s cheeky tipple compliments the gorgeous weather perfectly as rhubarb liquor, gin and prosecco are united for a delicious taste that hits just the spot.

Northern Quarter’s Socio Rehab have created this mix personally for Mancunian Matters and now you can enjoy the fantastic fusion after a hard day off or even concoct one at home!

The typically English-inspired drink uses traditional heart, passion and flavours – the rhubarb used is produced in Yorkshire – to create a fresh sense of summertime.

It’s seasonal. It’s symbolic. It’s the taste of your summer.

To make your own Rhubarb and Sparkle use the recipe below:

Ingredients –

20ml Sipsmith gin

20ml rhubarb liquor or syrup

20ml lemon juice – freshly squeezed

1 barspoon of sugar

1 egg white (optional)


How to make –

Mix everything together in a cocktail shaker


Finishing touches –

Top it up with prosecco or champagne but make sure this is after you do the shaking or you’ll end up with drink everywhere)

Serve in a champagne glass



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