Wondering what to do with a bottle of gin? Here are the best gin cocktails that are refreshing and easy to make: gimlet, gin fizz and more!

Best gin cocktails

What to make with gin? What not to make, really! Here are all the best gin cocktails to make with this botanical spirit. There’s the sweet tart Gin Fizz, with a magical fluffy foam that rises to the top. The French 75, a champagne cocktail with gin that’s sophisticated and festive. And then the Gimlet, herbaceous and perfectly balanced. Truly, these gin cocktails will impress everyone: and they’re quick to mix up too!

And now…25 great gin cocktails!

More cocktails and drinks

Outside of these gin cocktails, here are a few more of our favorite drink recipes starring this tasty spirit:

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Gin fizz

25 Great Gin Cocktails


  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 2 drinks 1x

Description

Looking for the best gin cocktail recipe? Try a refreshing Gin Fizz: it’s sweet, tangy, and has a frothy egg white foam topping.


Ingredients

Scale
  • ½ cup gin
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup or simple syrup
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice (1 lemon)
  • 1 egg white (or for vegan, substitute 2 tablespoons aquafaba*)
  • ¼ cup soda water

Instructions

  1. Place the gin, maple syrup, lemon juice, and egg white in a cocktail shaker. Fill the shaker with ice and shake.
  2. Pour the drink into two glasses and top with the soda water, which forms the egg white foam on top. Serve immediately.
  • Category: Drink
  • Method: Shaken
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: Gin Cocktails, Gin Fizz

About the authors

Sonja & Alex

Meet Sonja and Alex Overhiser: Husband and wife. Expert home cooks. Authors of recipes you'll want to make again and again.

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4 Comments

  1. Hi there, I make this cocktail. The taste is splendid, however, the eggs whites we’re not as high as the image. Ours was a mm – what did i do wrong?