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The Gin Rickey

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


The Gin Rickey is one of the easiest cocktail recipes there is! Gin, soda water, and lime make the best bubbly, refreshing highball drink. 


  • 3 ounces* gin
  • 1 1/2 ounces fresh lime juice
  • 4 ounces soda water
  • Ice, for serving (try clear ice)
  • For the garnish: lime wedge


  1. Add the gin and lime juice to highball glass and stir.
  2. Fill with ice and top with sparkling water. Garnish with a lime wedge.


*To convert to tablespoons, use the ratio: 1 ounce = 2 tablespoons. 

  • Category: Drink
  • Method: Stirred
  • Cuisine: Cocktails
  • Diet: Vegan

Keywords: Gin rickey