I am looking for a gin cocktail that is not as complex as a Negroni (which I like).

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I found a cocktail that might interest you. It has a simple combination of ingredients, but still offers the refreshing taste of gin without being as complex as a Negroni.
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You asked: Simple gin cocktail recipes. We found 10 cocktails answering the question.

Gimlet

The Gimlet is a classic cocktail that dates back to the early 19th century and has remained a popular choice...

Lime juice (15ml), Gin (60ml), Sugar Syrup (15ml)

Classic
3 ingredients
4.66 / 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

Elderflower Gin & Tonic

The Elderflower Gin & Tonic is a refreshing and floral twist on the classic gin and tonic. It combines the...

Gin (60ml), Lime (Wedge), Tonic water (Top up), Elderflower Liqueur (30ml)

4 ingredients
3.99 / 5

Pomegranate Gin And Tonic

The Pomegranate Gin And Tonic is a vibrant and refreshing cocktail that offers a fruity twist on the classic Gin...

Pomegranate Juice (60ml), Tonic water (Top Up), Dry gin (60ml)

3 ingredients
3.85 / 5

Blue Gin and Tonic

I am just a "home" barmaid who improvises such drinks!

Lime (Half ), Tonic water (240ml), Dry gin (60ml), Blue Curaçao (Teaspoon)

4 ingredients
3.69 / 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 Zonic

The Gin and Zonic is a refreshing variation of the classic Gin and Tonic, a well-loved cocktail with a crisp...

Lime (Half ), Tonic water (200ml), Dry gin (60ml)

3 ingredients
3.68 / 5

Gin and Tonic with Cucumber Slices

The Gin and Tonic with Cucumber Slices is a refreshing twist on the classic gin and tonic, a beloved cocktail...

Mint Leaves (4), Lime (2 slices), Tonic water (200ml), Cucumber (2 slices), Dry gin (60ml)

5 ingredients
3.67 / 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

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 simple gin cocktails?

Some simple gin cocktails include Gin and Tonic, Gimlet, and Gin Fizz. These recipes usually involve minimal ingredients and are quick to prepare.

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What tonic water pairs best with gin?

The best tonic water for gin typically has a balanced flavor, not too sweet or bitter. Popular choices include Fever-Tree, Schweppes, and Q Tonic.

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What is the classic ratio for a gin and tonic?

The classic ratio for a gin and tonic is typically one part gin to three parts tonic water, but this can be adjusted to taste. A lime wedge is often added for garnish.

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How do you make a perfect gimlet?

To make a perfect gimlet, mix gin with freshly squeezed lime juice and a touch of sugar syrup. Shake well with ice and strain into a chilled glass.

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What garnishes are best for gin cocktails?

Common garnishes for gin cocktails include lime or lemon wedges, cucumber slices, and fresh herbs like mint or rosemary. These garnishes enhance the drink’s aroma and flavor.

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