2 oz Gin
3⁄4 oz Lime juice
3 oz Club soda
Instructions

Lime Wedge, Build, Rocks, Collins

Notes

Gary Regan: "I'm not a fan of this drink"

Cocktail summary
Posted by Dan on 6/06/2010
Year
c 1890
Is of
unknown authenticity
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(9 ratings)
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  • Variants: 1 oz Lime. Muddle with either: 1/3 cup raspberries; OR 1/3 cup blueberries.
  • Use the death & co version. — ★★★★
  • Except on the hottest days, I prefer the Death & Co. recipe described in the comments. Their's gets 4 stars. — ★★★★
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Comments

Curated this. Removed grenadine from the drink - it's literally gin, lime juice and club soda. Tart!  Thanks,  Zachary


Good with two dashes of simple syrup (according to David Embury's advice). Refreshing, effervescent and tart.


mako commented on 5/16/2018:

I think few days are hot enough that I prefer my Gin Rickey "bone dry" as per this recipe. If it's the hottest day of the year, make this recipe.

Every other day of the year, I prefer the Death & Co recipe: 2 oz Gin (Beefeater); 1oz Lime Juice; 1/2 oz Simple Syrup; Club Soda (to taste).