I have a good gin. What do I make?

Cocktail Colin says:

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I have found a few cocktail options that you can make with your good gin. Based on ratings and ingredients, I would recommend starting with the cocktail that has the highest score.
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You asked: What can I make with gin?. We found 10 cocktails answering the question.

Tom Collins

The Tom Collins is a classic cocktail with a refreshing, effervescent quality that has stood the test of time. Traditionally...

Lemon Juice (30ml), Gin (45ml), Soda water (60ml), Sugar Syrup (15ml)

Classic
4 ingredients
4.56 / 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 Fizz

Gin Fizz is a popular cocktail that originated in the United States in the late 19th century. It is a...

Lemon Juice (30ml), Gin (45ml), Soda water (Splash), Sugar Syrup (10ml)

Classic
4 ingredients
4.37 / 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

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

Greek Gin and Tonic

You might wonder if a gin and tonic is really a drink worthy of a post from us. But there...

Gin (60ml), Sugar Syrup (7.5ml), Tonic water (90ml), Cucumber (1), Rosemary (Sprig)

5 ingredients
3.61 / 5

Ginadine

Ginadine is a classic cocktail with a vibrant red hue that combines two simple yet bold ingredients: gin and grenadine....

Gin (90ml), Grenadine (90ml)

2 ingredients
3.6 / 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 mixers go well with gin?

Gin pairs well with a variety of mixers such as tonic water, soda water, and ginger ale. You can also use fruit juices like lemon, lime, or grapefruit juice to complement its botanical flavors.

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What type of glass is best for gin cocktails?

Gin cocktails are often served in highball glasses, balloon glasses, or rocks glasses depending on the recipe. Gin and tonic is typically served in a highball glass with plenty of ice.

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Can I use flavored gin in cocktails?

Yes, flavored gins like cucumber, elderflower, or berry-infused gins can add an interesting twist to your cocktails. Just be mindful of the other ingredients to ensure the flavors complement each other.

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How should I store my gin?

Gin should be stored in a cool, dark place away from direct sunlight to preserve its flavor. Once opened, it's best to consume it within a couple of years although it doesn’t spoil easily.

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What garnishes are commonly used in gin cocktails?

Common garnishes for gin cocktails include lemon or lime wedges, cucumber slices, and herbs like mint or rosemary. Edible flowers can also be used for an elegant touch.

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