Fruity and Flavorful Gin Combinations For Any Taste Palette
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Fruity and Flavorful Gin Combinations For Any Taste Palette

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April 29, 2024 at 6:00 PM PST
Updated on April 29, 2024 at 6:00 PM PST
Bar What To Mix With Gin

Fruity and Flavorful Gin Combinations For Any Taste Palette

By
April 29, 2024 at 6:00 PM PST
Updated on April 29, 2024 at 6:00 PM PST

Gin is a versatile and refreshing spirit. Different from other spirits, all gin is made with juniper berries, with most bottles having an ABV of 35 to 55 percent. If you like to experiment with different cocktails and drinks, gin is the perfect spirit to do so with. Because gin is so versatile, it can be mixed with pretty much anything.

Whether you prefer a dry gin, an aged gin or a Plymouth gin, there are so many different types of gin to choose from. Gin is a great mixer for enhancing your bartending skills, making a drink for your next date night or being the bartender of the night for your friends.

Here’s what to mix with gin for the most delicious drink combinations.

French 75 Cocktail

Wondering what to mix with gin? A French 75 is the perfect simple and easy cocktail. Pictured: A French 75 cocktail

Ingredients:

  • Champagne
  • Gin
  • Lemon Juice
  • Simple Syrup
  • Ice
  • Lemon Wedge

A French 75 cocktail is a classic drink that is perfect for any occasion. In a shaker, combine your ice, champagne, gin, lemon juice and simple syrup. Shake for about 20 seconds and pour into your champagne glass. Garnish your cocktail with a lemon wedge and enjoy.

White Negroni Cocktail

Wondering what to mix with gin? Try your hand at a white negroni cocktail. Pictured: A negroni cocktail

Ingredients:

  • Gin
  • Lillet Blanc
  • Suze Gentian
  • Ice
  • Lemon Twist

In a glass, combine your ice and gin. Combine your Lillet Blanc and Suze Gentian Liqueur in the glass. Stir for about 20 to 30 seconds or until chilled. Garnish with a lemon twist. Your guests will love this simple cocktail.

Vesper Cocktail

What to know what to mix with gin? Make a vesper cocktail. Pictured: A cocktail

Ingredients:

  • Gin
  • Lillet Blanc
  • Vodka
  • Ice
  • Lemon Wedge

Another simple and easy cocktail for parties and gatherings is a vesper cocktail. Fill your cocktail shaker with your ingredients and shake until chilled. Pour into your favorite cocktail glass and garnish with a lemon wedge. If you want to add a bit of citrus to this cocktail, squeeze a little bit of lemon juice in it. For the ones who enjoy spirits, you’ll love this cocktail.

Lavender Lemonade Cocktail

Wondering what to mix with gin? A Lavender Lemonade cocktail is the perfect drink for Spring and Summer. Pictured: Lemonade in front of a lavender field

Ingredients:

  • Gin
  • Lavender Syrup
  • Lemonade
  • Ice
  • Lemon Peel (for garnish)
  • Edible Flower (for garnish)

This delicious cocktail is perfect for the spring or summer. In your shaker, combine your ice, lavender syrup, lemonade and gin. Shake until chilled and pour in your cocktail glass. Garnish with a lemon peel and an edible flower.

Gin and Tonic

Need ideas of what to mix with gin? For a simple and refreshing cocktail, make a gin & tonic. Pictured: gin and tonic

Ingredients:

  • Gin
  • Tonic Water
  • Lime Wheels (for garnish)

Gin & Tonic is a popular and refreshing cocktail that you’ll find on just about any bar menu. Start by filling your glass with ice. Pour in your gin and top with tonic water. Stir and garnish with one or two lime wheels. If you want more of a citrus flavor in this drink, add a little bit of lime juice.

Raspberry Cucumber Lime Spritz

If you're in need of new ideas on what to mix with gin, tray a raspberry cucumber lime spritz for your next cocktail party. Pictured: fruity cocktails

Ingredients:

  • Fresh Raspberries
  • Lime Juice
  • Gin
  • Sparkling Water
  • Fresh Cucumber Slices
  • Lime Wedge
  • Ice

Fruity, savory and refreshing, this cocktail is the perfect blend of flavors. Start by muddling your raspberries with some lime juice in your glass. Pour your ice over the muddled raspberries. Add in about an ounce of gin and a little bit of lime juice. Top with sparkling water and garnish with a few raspberries, some fresh cucumber slices and a lime wedge. If you’re hosting a cocktail party and want to make things extra fancy, use a toothpick or stick for your garnishes and place it over each cocktail glass.




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