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Gin Rickey Recipe

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Gin Rickey

Gin Rickey

Photo Courtesy: © Shannon Graham

The Gin Rickey is a classic mixed drink. This highball is very simple (gin, lime juice and club soda) and is very refreshing and a good alternative to a Gin & Tonic.

The story goes that the drink was created at Shoemaker's in Washington D.C., a popular hangout for Congressmen. It was named after Colonel "Joe" Rickey, a lobbyist who died in 1903 and who was known for entertaining elected officials in the area lounges.

Prep Time: 3 minutes

Total Time: 3 minutes

Yield: 1 Cocktail

Ingredients:

Preparation:

  1. Fill a highball glass with ice.
  2. Pour the gin and lime juice over the ice.
  3. Top with club soda.
  4. Garnish with a lime wedge.

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