Gibson
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Gibson
Cocktail recipe

Rating

4.27 / 5
The Gibson is a classic cocktail that has been enjoyed for over a century and is known for its simple yet sophisticated taste. This drink originated in the early 20th ... more The Gibson is a classic cocktail that has been enjoyed for over a century and is known for its simple yet sophisticated taste. This drink originated in the early 20th century as a variation of the traditional Martini, with the added touch of a pickled onion as a garnish. Made with gin and a small amount of white vermouth, the Gibson has a clean and crisp flavor profile with hints of dryness and a subtle sweetness. The choice of garnish, a tangy pickled onion, adds a unique and savory element to the cocktail. Often served in a stemmed glass, the Gibson exudes an air of elegance and refinement, making it a popular choice for both casual and formal occasions. Whether enjoyed as an aperitif or a nightcap, the Gibson is a classic cocktail that continues to delight taste buds and stand the test of time.

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1908
Base ingredient
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Gin
Garnish
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Pickled onion
Alcohol content
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36.57% | 2.56 units *
Details
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Classic
Stirred

Cocktail glass

Ingredients

oz
ml
cl
Gin cocktail ingredient
Gin
60ml 2oz 6cl
White vermouth cocktail ingredient
White vermouth
10ml ⅓oz 1cl

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Method

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Start by chilling a cocktail glass so its nice and cold when served
Then add the gin and vermouth together with 5-6 ice cubes to a mixing glass and stir well
Strain into the chilled glass
Garnish with a pickled onion and serve

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