Gin Rickey Gin Lime Juice Soda Water Iced Cocktail

The Gin Rickey is one of many variations on the original Rickey. The original recipe, first created in the 1880s, was made with bourbon. It was named after the Washington D.C. lobbyist Joe Rickey, who favored zero-sugar drinks.

This variation is dry and tart but surprisingly balanced and refreshing. The lack of sugar allows the botanicals to really shine. Similar to the Gimlet with the use of lime and the Tom Collins for the use of sparkling water, the Gin Rickey stands on its own with no sugar.


2 oz LONDON DRY GIN, Or another dry gin
.75 oz LIME JUICE, Freshly squeezed
3 oz SODA WATER, To top
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