These Rhubarb and Custard Gin Cocktails Will Leave You Dreaming of Childhood Summers

rhubarb gin cocktail

When the rhubarb starts growing we know that winter is behind us. And when it’s time for a rhubarb gin cocktail, we know that summer has truly arrived.

The summer cocktail season is upon us and Nelson’s Rhubarb and Custard Gin provides the perfect balance between nostalgic flavours and the refreshing taste of summer.

You could use your Rhubarb & Custard Gin to create a stunning G&T with just a little ice and a smattering of rose petals, or try a more flamboyant cocktail.

These cocktail recipes, provided by Nelson’s Gin, captures full flavours in a summer tipple that will leave you dreaming of simpler times.

Rhubarb & Custard G&T



  1. Pour 1 part gin and and 2 parts tonic measures into a glass with ice
  2. Garnish with rose petals

Rhubarb & Custard Surprise

rhubarb gin cocktail



  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with a handful of cubed ice and add the gin, rhubarb puree, advocaat, mint sprigs and lime wedges
  2. Top with lemonade
  3. Shake well and pour into glasses
  4. Garnish with mint leaves and fresh rhubarb and/or rhubarb and custard sweets

Nelson’s Rhubarb and Custard Gin is available to buy from Nelson’s Rhubarb and Custard Gin for £39.95

Recipe and images supplied by Nelson’s Distillery and School

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Jamie Cameron