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10 Classic Gin Cocktails – Easy to Make Recipes

July 21, 2020  Izza Imran Avatar
10 Classic Gin Cocktails – Easy to Make Recipes

Hello, all cocktails lovers! Here we are again, presenting you 10 classic gin cocktails recipes. These recipes are beginner level and inexpensive! You don’t have to spend money on high-end stuff. So, get ready to have fun and enjoy these great recipes.

All these recipes are classic and easy gin cocktails consisted mostly of gin, negronis, and gimlets.

Believe me, these recipes are another dimension to your drinks cart. You do not need any special or fancy equipment for the preparation of these recipes, just a jam jar will do the needful. Do not get bored with the introduction, let’s get going.

Tips

Tips Of Gin

  • Try to maintain a perfect balance between the sweet and sour taste of your drink.
  • Always garnish your drink to make it look presentable.
  • Garnish with fresh lime or mint.
  • Serve chilled.

1. Classic Dry Martini Cocktail

This is an easy and classic drink for summer parties and Christmas Eve. A perfect mix of gin and dry vermouth. What a combo!

Prep time: 5 mints

Servings: 6-7

You need:

  • 300 ml gin
  • 60 ml dry vermouth
  • 25 ml olive brine
  • Green olives

Method:

Mix gin, dry vermouth, and olive brine in a mixing jar. Pour into serving glass. Garnish with olives and serve!

2. Bramble Cocktail

Gin Ice

A perfect summer drink garnished with blueberry and lemon zest.

Prep time 3 mins

Servings: 6

You need:

  • 40 ml gin
  • 20 ml simple syrup
  • 20 ml of lemon juice
  • 10 ml crème de more
  • Berries
  • Lemon zest

Method:

Take a mixing jar and mix dry gin, simple syrup, and lemon juice. Prepare a glass with ice. Pour the mix and drizzle over crème de more. Top it up with berry and lemon zest. Serve chilled!

3. New York Sour Drink

Among the list of some classic gin cocktails, the New York sour drink is a nice blend of purple color with a berry taste. Its fruity fizz will always drag you to your kitchen.

Prep time: 4 mints

Servings: 2

You need:

  • 2 ounces Dorothy Parker American gin
  • 3/4 ounce American Fruits sour cherry cordial
  • 1/4 ounce Com bier
  • 1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice
  • club soda, to top
  • Lemon zest

Method:

Mix all ingredients except club soda. Pour in a glass and top with soda and lemon zest.

4. Martini Drink

Martini Drink

A martini of your personal preferences is always your crazy drive. Here is an amazing recipe for lazy drink lovers.

Prep time: 2 mints

Servings: 1

You need:

Method:

Pour in a glass and serve stirred.

Tip:

Make sure you don’t shake it for a perfect taste.

5. Gin Gimlet Cocktail

If you are a beach lover then this is the best recipe for you since the origins of these drinks have been found near the sea in the early centuries. So let’s roll the dice to your beach drink.

Prep time: 2 mints

Servings: 2

You need:

50ml gin
25ml cordial (we used lime)

Method:

Stir both ingredients and top with your favorite garnishing items.

6. Fog Cutter Cocktail

A perfect mix of gin and almond syrup which would definitely please you.

Prep time: 4 mints

Servings: 1

You need:

  • 20 ml gin
  • 20 ml brandy
  • 20 ml rum
  • 40 ml of orange juice
  • 20 ml of lemon juice
  • 15 ml almond syrup
  • 5 ml sherry

Method:

Mix everything with the help of a stirrer and top with sherry at the end. Serve!

7. Southside Cocktail Drink

Southside Cocktail

A sour cocktail with a refreshing feel that is not necessarily only for south siders as the name suggests. You need simple ingredients to make this one so hold yourself tight and get into it!

Prep time: 3 mints

Servings: 1

You need:

  • 50 ml gin
  • 20 ml lime
  • 15 ml of sugar syrup
  • Mint leaves

Method:

Shake everything together and pour over ice in a glass. Top with mint leaves and serve.

8. Empress Old Fashioned Cocktail

A real old fashioned drink that you would love.

Prep time: 4 mints

Servings: 1

You need:

  • 5 oz. empress 1908 gin
  • 75 oz. pisco
  • 25 oz. simple syrup
  • 3 dashes angostura bitters
  • 3 dashes Peychaud’s bitters

Method:

Mix everything well and pour over ice. Serve!

9. The Last Word

A famous prohibition drink we all have heard of. There are many famous variations in the last word but here is my favorite that you would love.

Prep time: 5 mints

Serving: 1

You need:

  • 3/4 ounce gin
  • 3/4 ounce green Chartreuse
  • 3/4 ounce maraschino liqueur
  • 3/4 ounce fresh lime juice

Method:

Shake everything together and double strain in serving glass.

10. Rose Marry Grapefruit Martini Cocktail

Rose Marry Coctail

A fruity fruit fizz for you this summer. Get your hangover with classic rose to marry grapefruit martini cocktail.

Prep time: 3 mints

Servings: 1

You need:

  • 5 oz. farmer’s organic gin
  • 5 oz. fresh grapefruit juice
  • 25 oz. simple syrup
  • 2 rosemary springs

Method:

Combine all ingredients together except one spring of rosemary. Pour into a glass and garnish with leftover rosemary spring.

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