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Gin Cocktail Recipes

Gin adds a light flavoring to many favorite cocktails. Some of the great recipes of all time are made with gin, including the popular Martini and many of its variations. This is a collection of gin cocktail recipes listed with their main ingredients and those listed at the top are some of the most popular gin drinks.
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5 Easy Gin Cocktails Video
Gin cocktail recipes come in so many variations that you may find a new favorite way to drink gin. Watch this how-to video from About.com to learn how to make 5 easy gin cocktail drinks. Cocktails include: Gin & Tonic (text recipe), Smoky Martini (text recipe), Tom Collins (text recipe), Gimlet (text recipe), and Gin Buck (text recipe).

Martini
gin, dry vermouth

Aviation Cocktail
gin, maraschino liqueur, creme de violette, lemon juice

Bee's Knees
gin, honey syrup, fresh lemon juice

Bramble
gin, lime juice, simple syrup,creme de mure

Bronx
gin, dry vermouth, sweet vermouth, orange juice

Clover Club Cocktail
gin, raspberry syrup (or grenadine), egg white, lemon juice

Corpse Reviver #2
gin, Lillet Blanc, orange liqueur, absinthe, lemon juice

Dirty Martini
gin, dry vermouth, olive brine

Gin & Tonic
gin, tonic water

Long Island Iced Tea
gin, triple sec, light rum, vodka, cola

Martinez
gin, sweet vermouth, maraschino liqueur, Angostura bitters

Negroni
gin, sweet vermouth, Campari

New Orleans Fizz
gin, lemon and lime juices, cream, egg

Pegu Club Cocktail
gin, orange liqueur, Angostura bitters, lime juice

Saketini
gin, sake

Smoky Martini
gin, Scotch whisky

Tom Collins
gin, club soda

Vesper Martini
Gordon's gin, vodka, Kina Lillet dry vermouth

50-50 Gin Martini
gin, dry vermouth

The 5/25
gin, lime juice, Moroccan citrus syrup

Abbey Cocktail
gin, orange juice

Admiral Benbow
Plymouth gin, dry vermouth, lime juice

Allies Cocktail
gin, French (dry) vermouth, Russian Kummel

American Collins
gin, simple syrup, lemon juice, bing cherries, blueberries, club soda

Angel's Delight
gin, triple sec, cream

Autumn Slumber Toddy
gin, creme de cassis, simple syrup, lemon, hot water

Barbary Coast
gin, light rum, Scotch whisky, light creme de cacao, cream

Big Brew
gin, lime juice, fresh ginger, ginger beer

Biltmore
gin, pineapple, sweet vermouth, maraschino, liqueur, hazelnut

Black Martini
gin, blackberry brandy

Boston Cocktail
gin, apricot brandy, grenadine, lemon juice

Bring It Home
gin, elderflower liqueur, orgeat syrup, lemon juice

Brooklyn
gin, arugula, raspberries, pear nectar, lemon juice

Brotherly Love
gin, Licor 43, simple syrup, steamed milk, nutmeg

Candy Corn
kettle corn-infused gin, moscato wine, homemade citrus peel grenadine syrup

Caruso Blanco
gin, dry vermouth, green creme de menthe

Central Park
gin, vanilla extract, tomato juice, lime juice, cayenne pepper

Champagne Antoine
gin, dry vermouth, Pernod, champagne

Champagne Fizz
gin, lemon juice, sugar, champagne

Charmides
gin, absinthe, green grapes, Angostura bitters, ginger syrup, soda water

Chartreuse Martini
gin, green Chartreuse, dry vermouth

Cherry Bitch
gin, black currant tea, simple syrup, apple juice, lemon juice, cherries

Cherub's Cup
Hendrick's gin, St. Germain, brut sparkling wine, strawberry, lemon juice, simple syrup

Corpse Reviver #2011
gin, Lillet Blanc, blood orange liqueur, absinthe, Root liqueur, lemon juice

Colt 45
gin, Jagermeister, Red Bull

Delilah
gin, orange liqueur, lemon juice

Dafne Martini
gin, pear vodka, blue curacao, dry vermouth, orange bitters

Derby
gin, peach bitters, mint.

Different Shade of Green
gin, Xanté, lemon juice, simple syrup, cucumber, ginger ale

Dolomint
gin, Galliano, ginger ale, fresh mint, lime wedge

Dubonnet Cocktail
gin, Dubonnet

Eagle Cocktail
gin, creme de violette liqueur, lemon juice, sugar, egg white

Early Autumn
apple and pear infused gin, absinthe, apple cider, pear brandy, lemon juice, ginger beer, chocolate Bitters

Eddy
gin, dry vermouth, orange juice

Electric Iced Tea
gin, vodka, light rum, tequila, blue curacao, sour mix, lemon-lime soda

Emerald Isle
gin, crème de menthe, bitters

English Rose
gin, apricot brandy, dry vermouth, lemon juice, grenadine

Emerson
gin, sweet vermouth, maraschino liqueur, lemon juice

Eucalyptus Martini
gin, eucalyptus syrup, lime juice, egg white

Flaming Homer
sloe gin, brandy, blackberry liqueur, peppermint schnapps, strawberry juice, cough syrup

Floradora
gin, framboise liqueur, lime juice, ginger ale

Foghorn
gin, lime juice, ginger ale or ginger beer

French 75
gin, orange liqueur, Champagne, lemon juice

French Martini
gin, raspberry liqueur, pineapple juice

G'Spot
G'Vine Gin, Chambord, simple syrup, lime and lemon juices

Gibson
gin, dry vermouth, cocktail onion

Gimlet
gin, lime juice

Gin & Bitters
gin, Angostura bitters

Gin & It
gin, sweet vermouth

Gin Buck
gin, ginger ale

Gin Fizz
gin, lime juice, club soda, egg

Ginger Rogers Cocktail
dry gin, apricot brandy, dry vermouth, lemon juice

Gin Rickey
gin, lime juice, club soda

Gin & Sin
gin, grenadine, orange juice, lemon juice

Gin Sling
gin, sweet vermouth, lemon juice, simple syrup, Angostura bitters, soda

Gin Sour
gin, lemon juice, simple syrup

Ginspresso Martini
gin, espresso vodka, dry vermouth, orange bitters

Gin Toddy
gin, lemon juice, sugar, hot water, cinnamon stick

Golden Dawn
gin, apricot brandy, calvados, orange juice

Good Times
Old Tom gin, dry vermouth

GTO Cocktail
gin, tonic water, orange juice

Hair of the Dog
gin, lemon juice, Tabasco sauce, chili pepper

Hawaiian Iced Tea
gin, vodka, light rum, tequila, triple sec, sour mix, pineapple juice

Herbal Pleasures
gin, Yellow Chartreuse, Loft Lavender Cello

Hi Ho Cocktail
gin, white port, orange bitters

Honolulu Cocktail
gin, pineapple juice, orange juice, lemon juices, simple syrup, Angostura bitters

Hot Bols Genever Punch
Bols Genever, sugar, hot water, holiday spices

Hot Gin Punch
gin, Madeira wine, honey, cloves, nutmeg, cinnamon, brown sugar, orange, lemon, pineapple

Imperial
gin, dry vermouth, maraschino liqueur

In and Out Martini
gin, dry vermouth

Income Tax Cocktail
gin, sweet vermouth, dry vermouth, Angostura bitters, orange juice

It's About That Time
gin, Campari, spiced grapefruit sour, mint, tonic, grapefruit bitters

Johnny Weissmuller Cocktail
gin, light rum, grenadine, lemon juice

Journalist
gin, sweet and dry vermouth, curacao, lemon juice, bitters

La Coloniale
gin, ginger liqueur

La Habana
gin, apricot brandy, lime juice

La Primavera
gin, Lillet Blanc, aloe vera honey tea, lime juice

Lavender Martini
gin, dry vermouth, lavender simple syrup, orange bitters

Last Word
gin, lime juice, Green Chartreuse, maraschino liqueur

Lavendar Sapphire Collins
gin, lemon juice, lavender syrup, club soda

Leap Year
gin, sweet vermouth, orange liqueur, lemon juice

Long Beach Tea
gin, vodka, light rum, tequila, triple sec, sour mix, cranberry juice

London Cup
gin, Martini Rosso, Campari, lemonade, grapefruit juice

Malacca Flip
Tanqueray Malacca Gin, maraschino liqueur, sweet vermouth, hibiscus syrup, lemon juice, egg white

Massey Cocktail
gin, Irish whiskey, sweet vermouth, green Chartreuse, Campari

Miami Iced Tea
gin, vodka, light rum, peach schnapps, triple sec, sour mix, lemon-lime soda

Million Dollar Cocktail
gin, sweet vermouth, dry vermouth, Angostura bitters, pineapple juice, egg

Millenium Cocktail
gin, cherry brandy, orange juice, ginger ale

Minnehaha
gin, sweet and dry vermouth, orange juice

Miranda
gin, lemon puree, simple syrup, Lillet Blanc, pinot noir

Modern English
gin, Goldschlager, pear puree, maple syrup, lemon juice, cinnamon

Monkey Gland
gin, absinthe, grenadine, orange juice

Napoleon
gin, Grand Mariner, Dubonnet Rouge

No. 9 Cocktail
gin, peach nectar, honey syrup, rose bitters

Obituary Cocktail
gin, dry vermouth, absinthe

Old Sydney-Town Punch
genever, allspice dram, orange juice, lemon juice, pineapple gum syrup

Orange Blossom
gin, sweet vermouth, orange juice

Orange Martini
gin, triple sec, dry vermouth, orange bitters

Palin's Christmas Punch
gin, pine liqueur, absinthe, champagne, orange bitters, lemon juice, demerara date syrup

Park Avenue
gin, dry vermouth, sweet vermouth, pineapple juice

Paradise
gin, apricot brandy, orange juice

Peppermelon
gin, black pepper honey syrup, watermelon juice, lemon juice

Peppermint Fling
gin, heavy cream, egg white, peppermint simple syrup

Pink Lady
gin, grenadine, lemon juice, egg

Perfect Martini
gin, dry vermouth, sweet vermouth

Plumdog Millionaire
gin, Japanese plum wine, lavender soda, black plum garnish, lavender sugar

Poinsettia Punch
gin, St. Elizabeth Allspice Dram, lemon juice, cinnamon syrup, grenadine, Angostura Bitters

(JMW's) Poinsettia Punch
gin, Chambord, allspice dram, cinnamon syrup, bitters

Polar Cocktail
gin, maraschino liqueur, lemon juice, egg white

Pomegranate Gin Fizz
gin, pomegranate liqueur, lime juice, egg white, lavender simple syrup, soda water

Queen Bee
gin, rosemary agave nectar, lemon juice

Rembrandt Cocktail
genever, Galliano, simple syrup, wild hibiscus syrup, egg white, orange, lemon and lime juices

Red, White, and Sapphire
gin, lemon juice, simple syrup, raspberries, club soda

Resolution Martini
gin, apricot brandy, lemon juice

Rhubarb Collins
gin, rhubarb syrup, lime juice, rhubarb bitters

Root to Longevity
Plymouth gin, beet puree, lemon juice, mint leaves

Rose
gin, cherry brandy, dry vermouth

Royal Rose
gin, rose jam, lemon juice, Champagne

Rose Martini
gin, dry vermouth, rose-infused simple syrup

Ruby Negroni
gin, Campari, tawny port, raspberry syrup, Prosecco

Royal-Tea
gin, Earl Gray tea, lemon juice

Salty Dog
gin, grapefruit juice

Sapphire Alpine
gin, blue curacao, peach schnapps

Sapphire Martini
gin, dry vermouth, blue curaçao

Scarlett Letter
gin, sparkling wine, cranberry puree, honey syrup

Satan's Whiskers
gin, sweet vermouth, dry vermouth, orange juice, orange liqueur, orange bitters

Schuylkill Punch
gin, Limoncino Prestige, Angostura bitters, ginger ale, lime juice, lemon zest

Singapore Sling
gin, cherry brandy, lemon juice, sugar club soda

Sloe Gin Fizz
gin, sloe gin, lemon juice and simple syrup, soda

Sweet City
genever gin, apricot brandy, sweet vermouth

Soho
gin, mint, lemongrass, ginger, agave nectar, lime juice, ginger ale

Southern Bride
gin, grapefruit juice, grenadine

Tanqueray Almond
gin, almond liqueur, bitters, sour mix

Thanksgiving Cocktail
gin, apricot brandy, dry vermouth, lemon juice

Touchdown Tea
gin, vodka, tequila, rum, triple sec, Gatorade, cola

Tully Tea
gin, tequila, Irish Whiskey, rum, lemon juice, simple syrup, cola

Tuxedo
gin, dry vermouth, maraschino liqueur, anise liqueur, bitters

Twentieth Century
gin, Lillet Blanc, white creme de cacao, lemon juice

Ultimate Pitcher of Bloody Mary
gin, tomato juice, bloody mary mix (recipe included)

Union Square
gin, strawberries, basil, lime and lemon juices, agave nectar

Verbena Martini
gin, apricot liqueur, lemon verbena, vanilla syrup, apricot juice

Very Manly Muppet
gin, sparkling sake, basil, cucumber, simple syrup, lime juice

Waterloo Sunset
gin, elderflower liqueur, raspberry liqueur, Brut Champagne

Watermelon Cucumber Cooler
gin, cucumber, watermelon juice, simple syrup, lime juice, salt, soda water

Watson
gin, Pimm's No. 1, cucumber, white cranberry juice, lime juice

Wedding Belle
gin, Dubonnet Rouge, cherry brandy, orange juice

Will Rogers Cocktail
gin, dry vermouth, curaçao, orange juice

Yale Cocktail
gin, dry vermouth, blue curaçao, bitters

Yellow Fairy
gin, lemoncello, absinthe, aromatic bitters

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