Gin Fizz

A gin fizz is the best-known cocktail in the fizz family. A gin fizz contains gin, lemon juice, and sugar, which are shaken with ice, poured into a tumbler and topped with carbonated water.

Ingredients

6 cl

Gin

4 cl

Lemon juice

2 ml

Simple syrup

6 cl

Soda water

Preparation

Pour the gin, lemon juice and simple syrup into a cocktail shaker filled with ice.

Step 1

Shake

Step 2

Strain into a longdrink glass over fresh ice cubes.

Step 3

Top with soda

Step 4

Garnish with a lemon

Step 5

Details

A gin fizz is the best-known cocktail in the fizz family. A gin fizz contains gin, lemon juice, and sugar, which are shaken with ice, poured into a tumbler and topped with carbonated water. The drink is similar to a Tom Collins, with a possible distinction being a Tom Collins historically used "Old Tom Gin" (a slightly sweeter precursor to London Dry Gin), whereas the kind of gin historically used in a gin fizz is unknown.

Time

4 min