Gin Fizz: a sweet and refreshing cocktail made with gin, lemon juice, sugar and sparkling water.
How to make
Technique: shaker / Glass: highball / Type: long drink (15cl) / Time: 5 mn
Shake the gin, lemon juice and simple syrup with a few ice cubes.
Strain into the glass.
Fill the glass with sparkling water.
Optionally garnish with a lemon wedge.
The Gin Fizz is a long drink composed of gin, lemon juice, sugar and sparkling water, it is a variation of the famous Gin Tonic that was concocted in 1750 to fight against malaria thanks to the virtue of quinine found in tonic.
Simple and balanced recipe, we simply bring to the gin the freshness of the lemon and the sweetness of the sugar, this is the objective of the fizzes. With the same proportions, we could therefore do the same with any other brandy.
Several cocktails are derived from Gin Fizz: Silver Fizz (with an egg white), Golden Fizz (with an egg yolk), Royal Fizz (with a whole egg) or Ramos Gin Fizz.