Gin fizz
Gin fizz

Gin fizz

Dry gin + Club soda + Lemon juice
Difficulty Level
Captivating
Strength
Strong
Type of glass
Highball glass
Utensils
Shaker
Ingredients
  • 45 ml (1 1/2 oz.) gin
  • 20 ml (2/3 oz.) lemon juice
  • 10 ml (2 tsp.) granulated sugar
  • 90 ml (3 oz.) club soda
  • Lemon slices
  • 1 maraschino cherry
  • 5 or 6 ice cubes
Preparation
In a shaker
Preparation

Combine all ingredients in a shaker.

Shake vigorously 8 to 10 seconds.

Pour in a highball glass.

Add club soda.

Garnish with lemon slices and a maraschino cherry.

Did you know:

In the days when scurvy was ravaging the British Navy, the idea dawned on Admiral Nelson to mix gin with some lemon. The result: a remedy so effective the scurvy disappeared! Upon their return to England, the sailors modified the recipe by adding sugar and carbonated water, making the drink more refreshing and pleasant tasting.

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