Gin Fix
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Gin Fix
Cocktail recipe

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The Gin Fix is a classic cocktail that offers a refreshing and zesty experience, served in a lowball glass. A spirited combination of tart lemon juice, aromatic gin, and sweet ... more The Gin Fix is a classic cocktail that offers a refreshing and zesty experience, served in a lowball glass. A spirited combination of tart lemon juice, aromatic gin, and sweet orange liqueur creates a harmonious blend that is both invigorating and balanced. Its citrus-forward profile is brightened by the acidity of the lemon, while the orange liqueur imparts a subtle sweetness that complements the botanicals of the gin. The Fix family of drinks, to which the Gin Fix belongs, has a long history dating back to the 19th century, and is known for its simple yet satisfying concoction of spirit, citrus, sweetener, and ice. This particular cocktail is typically enjoyed as a cool respite on warm days or as a palate-cleansing prelude to a meal.
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13.75% | 1.65 units *

Lowball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Gin Fix

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Fill a glass one third full of crushed ice
Add the lemon juice, gin and curaçao
Stir with a spoon and garnish with a lemon slice before serving

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·  Stir  ·  Garnish  · 

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FAQ's

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

What is the preferred method to chill the Gin Fix before serving?

The preferred method to chill the Gin Fix is to use a mixing glass filled with ice. Stir the ingredients well until cold before straining the mixture into a lowball glass. This method ensures the drink is chilled without dilution from shaking.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnishes work well with the Gin Fix to enhance its appearance and flavor?

A slice of lemon or a twist of lemon peel works excellently as a garnish for the Gin Fix. These garnishes complement the citrus notes of the lemon juice in the cocktail and add a fresh, aromatic appeal to its presentation.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of the Gin Fix compare to a standard gin and tonic?

The Gin Fix has an alcohol content of 13.75%, which is slightly lower than a standard gin and tonic, which typically has an alcohol content around 15% to 20%, depending on the proportion of gin to tonic used. This makes the Gin Fix a slightly lighter option.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the ideal glass to serve a Gin Fix in, and does it influence the drink's taste?

A Gin Fix is best served in a lowball glass, as specified. While the choice of glass does not significantly influence the taste, it does affect the overall drinking experience by enhancing the visual appeal and aromatics of the cocktail.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute Blue Curaçao with something else in a Gin Fix if I don't have it?

Yes, if you don't have Blue Curaçao, you can substitute it with Triple Sec or another orange-flavored liqueur. To retain the color, you might consider adding a drop of blue food coloring. However, the taste profile will slightly change, with Blue Curaçao offering a unique bitter orange flavor.

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