Classic Gin Cocktails

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

Tips

  • Try to maintain a perfect balance between 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 eves. 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 in to serving glass. Garnish with olives and serve!

 

2. Bramble Cocktail

A perfect summer drink garnished with blueberry and lemon zest.

Prep time 3 mints

Servings: 6

You need:

  • 40 ml gin
  • 20 ml simple syrup
  • 20 ml lemon juice
  • 10 ml crème de mure
  • Berries
  • Lemon zest
Bramble Cocktail Drink
Bramble

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 mure. Top it up with berry and lemon zest. Serve chilled!

 

3. New York Sour Drink

Among the list of some classic gin cocktails, New York sour drink is a nice blend of purple color with 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 together except club soda. Pour in a glass and top with soda and lemon zest.

 

4. 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 perfect taste.

 

5. Gin Gimlet Cocktail

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

Prep time: 2 mints

Servings: 2

Gin Gimlet cocktail
Gin Gimlet

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 orange juice
  • 20 ml lemon juice
  • 15 ml almond syrup
  • 5 ml sherry

Method:

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

 

7. Southside Cocktail Drink

A sour cocktail with 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 in to it!

Prep time: 3 mints

Servings: 1

You need:

  • 50 ml gin
  • 20 ml lime
  • 15 ml 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 peychauds 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 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

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

Prep time: 3 mints

Servings: 1

You need:

  • 5 oz. farmer’s organic gin
  • 5 oz. fresh grape fruit juice
  • 25 oz. simple syrup
  • 2 rosemary springs
Rosemary Martini Cocktail
Rosemary Martini

Method:

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

 

 

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