Show me gin-based cocktails.

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I found some gin-based cocktails for you to consider. These cocktails range from classic options like the Gin and Tonic to more unique choices like the Gin Garden Martini and the Gin Basil Smash. Each cocktail offers a different flavor profile and alcohol content, so you can choose based on your preferences.
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Gin

You asked: Gin-based cocktail recipes. We found 10 cocktails answering the question.

French 75

The French 75 is a classic cocktail believed to have originated in Paris during World War I. Its name is...

Lemon Juice (15ml), Gin (30ml), Sugar Syrup (15ml), Champagne / prosecco (120ml)

4 ingredients
4.65 / 5

Gin Basil Smash

The Gin Basil Smash is a vibrant and herbaceous cocktail that has ingrained itself within modern mixology as a refreshing...

Lemon Juice (22.5ml), Dry gin (60ml), Sugar Syrup (10ml), Basil leaves (12)

4 ingredients
4.6 / 5

Gin And Tonic

The Gin and Tonic is a classic cocktail known for its refreshing and simplistic nature, often enjoyed as a casual...

Gin (30ml), Tonic water (Top up)

Classic
2 ingredients
4.5 / 5

Gin And French

This is the drink of choice for many British naval officers. It is very simple - but as is so...

Lemon (Slice), Red vermouth (90ml), Tonic water (90ml), Gin (90ml)

4 ingredients
3.98 / 5

Pink Gin

The Pink Gin cocktail is a vibrant and refreshing drink that combines the classic crispness of gin with the sweet...

Cointreau (20ml), Lime juice (30ml), Soda water (90ml), Grenadine (Dash), Gin (60ml)

5 ingredients
3.69 / 5

Gin And Tonic Bitter Lime

Gin and Tonic is good, but if you like it bitter with a hint of lime, this drink is for...

Lime juice (30ml), Gin (60ml), Angostura Bitters (Dash), Tonic water (200ml)

4 ingredients
3.66 / 5

Gin Twist

The Gin Twist is a refreshing cocktail that combines the classic taste of gin with the zesty notes of citrus....

Gin (30ml), Lemon-Lime soda (Top up), Blue Curaçao (15ml)

3 ingredients
3.63 / 5

Elderflower And Lemon Tom Collins

The Elderflower and Lemon Tom Collins is a refreshing twist on the classic Tom Collins cocktail, known for its sparkling...

Lemon Juice (15ml), Gin (30ml), Soda water (Top up), Sugar Syrup (10ml), Lemon liqueur (30ml), Elderflower Cordial (30ml)

6 ingredients
3.59 / 5

Gin Garden Martini

The Gin Garden Martini is a refreshing and botanical cocktail that marries the classic spirit of gin with the crispness...

Gin (60ml), Apple Juice (30ml), Cucumber (Half ), Elderflower Cordial (15ml)

4 ingredients
3.58 / 5

John Collins

The John Collins is a refreshing classic cocktail that is a close relative of the Tom Collins, with a history...

Lemon Juice (30ml), Gin (45ml), Soda water (60ml), Sugar Syrup (15ml), Angostura Bitters (Couple dashes)

5 ingredients
3.55 / 5

FAQ's

We've collated some quick fire Q&A's on the question to help you find exactly what you're looking for.

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What are some popular mixers for gin?

Popular mixers for gin include tonic water, soda water, lemon or lime juice, and various syrups like elderflower or simple syrup. Each combination brings out different aspects of the gin's botanical flavors.

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How should I garnish a gin cocktail?

Garnishes for gin cocktails often include citrus slices, fresh herbs like basil or mint, cucumber slices, and edible flowers. These garnishes complement the botanical elements of gin and enhance its flavor.

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Should gin cocktails be shaken or stirred?

Whether a gin cocktail should be shaken or stirred depends on the ingredients. Cocktails with citrus or fruit juices are typically shaken to mix the flavors thoroughly, while those with mostly spirits and liqueurs are usually stirred to keep them clear and smooth.

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What is the best type of glassware for serving gin cocktails?

The best glassware for serving gin cocktails varies depending on the drink. A gin and tonic is often served in a highball or balloon glass to allow room for ice and garnish. Martinis are served in a classic martini glass, and other gin cocktails might be served in rocks glasses or coupes.

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Can gin be substituted with other spirits in cocktails?

While gin has a unique botanical flavor that might be difficult to replicate, some cocktails can be adapted with other spirits like vodka or tequila. However, the taste profile will change, potentially creating a new, enjoyable variation.

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