Copper Gin
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Copper Gin
Cocktail recipe

Rating

4 / 5
The combination of bitters and ginger ale gives this drink a deep copper colour. The combination of bitters and ginger ale gives this drink a deep copper colour.
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Gin
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8% | 1.8 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

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Serves:
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Cocktail Colin says:

4/5

Copper Gin is a refreshingly simple concoction that marries the clean botanicals of gin with the spicy zest of ginger ale, while a dash of Angostura bitters lends a complex undercurrent. An excellent choice for those who appreciate a cocktail with a bit of a bite and a subtle depth.

Method
How to make a Copper Gin

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Stir all ingredients together in a highball glass over ice and serve

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·  Stir  ·  Highball  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I replace ginger ale with another mixer in the Copper Gin cocktail?

Yes, you can substitute ginger ale with tonic water or soda water if you prefer a less sweet option or want to experiment with different flavors. Both alternatives maintain the fizzy characteristic that complements the gin, but keep in mind this might slightly alter the taste of the final drink.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnish works well with a Copper Gin cocktail?

A thin slice of lime or a lemon wheel makes an excellent garnish for a Copper Gin cocktail. The citrus notes can enhance the overall flavor profile, adding a fresh aroma and a zesty taste that pairs well with the ginger and the botanicals in the gin.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve a Copper Gin cocktail?

The Copper Gin cocktail is best served cold in a highball glass with plenty of ice. This ensures that the drink remains refreshingly cool, allowing the flavors of the gin, ginger ale, and bitters to meld beautifully as you sip.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in a Copper Gin compare to that of a standard gin and tonic?

A standard gin and tonic typically has an alcohol content of around 10% to 12% depending on the proportions used, making the Copper Gin's alcohol content of 8% slightly lower. This is due to the higher volume of mixer (ginger ale) in ratio to gin compared to a traditional gin and tonic.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasions are best suited for serving a Copper Gin?

The Copper Gin, with its refreshing ginger twist and sophisticated flavor, is perfect for casual gatherings, summer picnics, or as a delightful pre-dinner cocktail at formal events. Its versatility makes it suitable for a wide range of occasions, especially those that call for a light and invigorating drink.

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