Add a Bit of Fizz to Your Gin
This fizzy cocktail is absolutely gorgeous. Best advice for this one is to make sure you use a dry old-school London Gin such as Beefeater, they fair best in this type of citrus drink.
This recipe also features in our Top 5 Gin Cocktails feature – if you love Gin, you will love our other recommendations.
- Mint leaves
- 1/2 oz simple sugar syrup
- 1 1/2 oz Gin
- 2 oz chilled Ginger Beer
- Wedge of lime to garnish
1: Lightly mix around 10 large mint leaves with the sugar syrup and lime juice in the cocktail shaker.
2: Add the Gin and fill with ice.
3: Shake until sufficiently chilled before straining into a highball glass and garnishing with lime.
This refreshing drink is perfect for those hot summer days by the pool! A lovely Gin alternative to the traditional Mojito.