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Gin Rickey Cocktail Recipe

Welcome to our exclusive exploration of the Gin Rickey, a cocktail that promises to tantalize your taste buds and elevate your mixology experience. Whether you’re a cocktail enthusiast or a curious beginner who likes Gin, Lime, Carbonated Water, or Lime, this drink might impress.

Table of contents:

  1. Description
  2. Ingredients
  3. Instructions
  4. Nutrition
  5. Shopping list
  6. Related Cocktails
  7. FAQ
  8. Conclusion

Gin Rickey Cocktail Description

The Gin Rickey falls under the Ordinary Drink and Alcoholic categories, making it a perfect choice for those who appreciate a drink with character. Served in Highball glass, this drink tastes exquisite and presents itself visually appealing.

Experience the craftsmanship behind the Gin Rickey, a symphony of 4 ingredients such as Gin, Lime, Carbonated water, Lime. It’s a blend that transcends the ordinary, taking you on a journey of sensory delight. Explore related masterpieces like May Blossum Fizz, Blue in the Face, Betty Paige to continue this journey.

Gin Rickey Ingredients

A great cocktail starts with the right ingredients. For the Gin Rickey, you will need the following:

US Metric
  • 1 1/2 oz Gin
  • Juice of 1/2 Lime
  • Carbonated water
  • 1 wedge Lime
  • 1.63 dl Gin
  • Juice of 1/2 Lime
  • Carbonated water
  • 1 wedge Lime

Each component in this cocktail plays a vital role in creating the unique flavor profile of this drink.

How to Make a Gin Rickey Cocktail

Preparation time: 3
Total time: 8

Creating the Gin Rickey cocktail is an art in itself. Follow these steps for the perfect outcome:

To craft this exquisite cocktail, begin by gently stirring the following ingredients: 1 1/2 oz Gin, Juice of 1/2 Lime, Carbonated water, 1 wedge Lime. Once blended to perfection, pour into the highball glass and enjoy. The process is as enjoyable as savoring the drink itself.

Nutrition Facts for the Gin Rickey Cocktail

Calories Fat Carbs Protein
354.0 0.0 88.0 0.0

Please note that the figures in the table for Gin Rickey are only approximate values, as for each raw material, the manufacturers use different ingredients to make their products. A general value has been used based on the ingredients (which may be substituted) to calculate the nutrition results in this recipe. The values shown are per serving.

Shopping List for the Gin Rickey Cocktail

To prepare this cocktail, ensure you have these items on your shopping list: Gin, Lime, Carbonated Water, and Lime.

Quality ingredients are key to the perfect cocktail, Gin Rickey.

Interesting Facts

The ingredients used in the Gin Rickey cocktail are also found in many other drinks. This list shows how many times each ingredient is used in the recipes and what proportion of each ingredient is used in the cocktail descriptions on our Cocktails recipe & Drinks site.

Used Ingredient Applied % of Total Cocktails
Gin 1429 times 8.74%
Lime 357 times 2.18%
Carbonated Water 73 times 0.45%
Lime 357 times 2.18%

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Gin Rickey FAQ

  • Q: How do you make the Gin Rickey Cocktail?
  • A: Follow the detailed instructions above to mix the perfect Gin Rickey.
  • Q: What ingredients do I need for the Gin Rickey?
  • A: The ingredients include Gin, Lime, Carbonated Water, and Lime, all of which contribute to its unique taste.
  • Q: Which is the best glass for the Gin Rickey cocktail?
  • A: In our experience, Highball glass is the best match for this drink. This glassware appears 940 times in our mixing recipes, resulting in 5.75% of the cocktailing instructions.


The Gin Rickey cocktail is more than just a drink; it’s a sensory journey. From its intricate blend of flavors to its elegant presentation, this cocktail is a testament to the art of mixology. Whether you’re hosting a party or enjoying a quiet evening, the Gin Rickey is the perfect addition to any occasion.