Gin Cocktail Recipes

41 Gin Cocktail Recipes (With Easy To Follow Instructions)

Below is an alphabetical list of Gin cocktails. We’ve tried to keep things simple and easy, exactly how a cocktail recipe should be.

1. Alexander

  • 1 measure dry gin
  • 1 measure creme de cacao
  • 2 measures fresh cream

Shake vigorously and strain, Sprinkle a touch of nutmeg on top

2. Appetizer

  • 1 measure gin
  • 1 measure Dubonnet
  • juice of ½ orange

Shake the ingredients well with ice and strain into a cocktail glass, Decorate with an orange slice

3. Astoria

  • 2 measures gin
  • 1 measure dry vermouth
  • 1 dash of orange bitters

Shake the ingredients well with ice and strain into a cocktail glass

4. Baccio Punch

  • 1 standard bottle dry gin
  • 1 bottle non-vintage champagne (or superior dry sparkling wine)
  • half-bottle of liqueur
  • 1 pint (575ml) unsweetened grapefruit juice/ 1½ pints (say a siphon) soda-water

Mix ingredients, other than sparkling wine, in a large bowl with plenty of ice Add fruits in season as available or at own discretion At last moment, add wine (well chilled)

Note: the liqueur called for in original recipe is anisette. If you dislike that as much as I do, substitute Cointreau or Grand Marnier

5. Bronx

  • 2 measure dry gin
  • ½ glass dry vermouth
  • ½ glass dry red vermouth
  • 1 measure fresh orange juice

Shake and strain, Cherry decoration usual

6. Bunny Hug

  • 1 measure dry gin
  • 1 measure Pernod
  • 1 measure whisky

Shake and strain

7. Caruso

  • 1 measure gin
  • 1 measure dry vermouth
  • 1 measure green creme de menthe

Shake the ingredients well with ice and strain into a cocktail glass, Decorate with a mint sprig if liked

8. Clover Club

  • 2 measures dry gin
  • 1 glass grenadine syrup
  • 2 glasses lemon juice

Shake vigorously and strain. Sometimes topped with soda-water but best undiluted

9. Dog’s Nose

  • 2 measures dry gin (or more)
  • 1 glass draught beer

10. Fallen Angel

  • 2 dashes of green crème de menthe
    2 measures gin
  • juice of 1 lemon or ½ lime
  • 1 measure dash of Angostura bitters

Shake the ingredients well with ice and strain into a cocktail glass, Decorate with a mint sprig if liked

11. Fibber McGee

  • 2 measures dry gin
  • 1 glass Rosso vermouth
  • 1 fresh grapefruit juice
  • 3 dashes Angostura

Shake and strain

12. Gimlet

  • 1 measure gin
  • 1 measure lime cordial

Stir the gin and lime cordial together and serve in a cocktail glass, half-filled with crushed ice if preferred

13. Gin Cobbler

  • 2 measures dry gin

Dissolve teaspoon caster sugar in a little water in a tall glass. half fill with crushed ice. Add 2 measures dry gin. teaspoon lemon or fresh lime juice. Stir Garnish with fruit to personal taste Top with soda-water Serve with straws, Serve with straws

14. Gin Cocktail

  • 2 measures dry gin
  • ½ glass Cointreau
  • teaspoon maraschino
  • dash of Angostura

Frost the rim of a wine glass by moistening with lemon juice and dipping in fine sugar. Place a long spiral of lemon peel in the glass. Separately – Shake, and strain into prepared glass

15. Gin Fix

  • 2 measures gin
  • juice of ¼ lemon
  • / 1 measure water
  • 1 tablespoon sugar

Fill a tall tumbler two-thirds full with crushed ice Add all the ingredients and stir well, Decorate the rim of the glass with slices of any fruits in season

16. Gin Ginger (1)

  • 2 measures dry gin
  • 1 glass ginger ale
  • slice of lemon/lime

Mix with ice in a tall glass, using American ginger ale, or Schweppes Original for less sweetness

17. Gin Ginger (2)

  • 2 measures dry gin
  • 1 glass ginger beer
  • slice of lemon/lime

Mix with ice in a tall glass This is the more traditional of the two Unfortunately ginger beer is not now universally available: what is, is sweeter than old-time “stone ginger” and extra lemon juice is advised A very refreshing drink

18. Gin Julep

  • 2 measures dry gin

In a large tumbler, crush 3 sprigs of fresh mint, together with level teaspoon caster sugar Almost fill the glass with crushed ice Stir, and add at least, Decorate with sprig of mint

19. Gin Sin

  • 2 measures dry gin
  • ½ glass orange juice
  • / ½ glass lemon juice
  • teaspoon grenadine syrup

Shake and strain

20. Gin Sour

  • 1½ measure dry gin
  • 1 glass melon juice
  • half-teaspoon caster sugar

Shake and strain, Add slice of lemon

21. Gin-Gin

  • 2 measures dry gin
  • 2 glasses ginger wine

May be lightly iced, but best not – in winter anyway

22. Hawaiian

  • 2 measures gin
  • 1 glass orange juice
  • / ½ glass orange Curaçao

Shake the ingredients well with ice and strain into a cocktail glass, Any orange liqueur may be substituted for Curaçao

23. Hobson

  • 2 measures sloe gin
  • 1 measure Cointreau
  • ½ measure Pernod

Shake and strain

24. Horse’s Neck

  • 2 measures dry gin
  • dash of Angostura
  • / Top with ginger ale

Hang a spiral of lemon peel inside a tall glass and quarter-fill it with ice

25. Martinez

  • 1½ measure dry gin
  • ½ measure red vermouth
  • teaspoon maraschino
  • dash of orange bitters

Shake and strain

26. Martini

  • 1 measure gin
  • 1 measure dry vermouth

Shake the ingredients well with ice and strain into a cocktail glass, Decorate with a stuffed olive or a twist of lemon peel

27. Martini (Medium)

  • 2 measures dry gin
  • teaspoon (or less) each of red and dry vermouth

Stir and strain, Optionally, add the zest of lemon peel

28. Martini (Sweet)

  • 2 measures dry gin
  • 1 measure red vermouth

Stir and strain, Optionally, add a small slice of lemon

29. Martini Dry

  • 2 measures gin
  • 1 measure dry vermouth

Shake the ingredients well with ice and strain into a cocktail glass, Decorate with a stuffed olive or a twist of lemon peel

30. Martini Extra Dry

  • 2 measures gin
  • 1 dash very dry vermouth

Shake the ingredients well with ice and strain into a cocktail glass, Decorate with a stuffed olive or a twist of lemon peel

31. Monkey Gland

  • 3 dashes Pernod
  • 3 dashes grenadine
  • 2 measures gin
  • 1 measure orange juice

Shake the ingredients well with ice and strain into a cocktail glass

32. Negroni

  • 1½ measures dry gin
  • 1½ glasses red vermouth
  • 1 measure Campari

Serve on-the-rocks Top with soda-water, Add a slice of orange

33. One Exciting Night

  • 1 measure dry vermouth
  • 1 measure sweet vermouth
  • 1 measure gin
  • 1 dash of orange juice

Moisten the edge of a port glass or round wine glass and dip into caster sugar Shake the ingredients well with ice and strain into the glass, Decorate with a twist of lemon peel if liked

34. Pink Lady

  • 2 measures dry gin
  • ½ glass lemon juice
  • 2 measure cream
  • 1 measure grenadine syrup

Shake briskly and strain

35. Ramos Fizz

  • 2 measures dry gin
  • 1 glass lemon or fresh lime juice
  • teaspoon each of kirsch and caster sugar
  • half white of an egg

Shake briskly and strain on-the-rocks in tall glass, Serve with straws

36. Rolls Royce

  • 2 measures dry gin
  • ½ measure Benedictine
  • ½ glass dry vermouth

Shake and strain

37. Silver Streak (1)

  • 1½ measures dry gin
  • 1½ measures kummel

Pour over finely crushed ice in a small wine-glass, Serve with straws

38. Silver Streak (2)

  • 1½ measures dry gin
  • 1½ measures kummel
  • Teaspoon lemon juice

Shake and strain

39. Singapore Gin Sling

  • 4 parts gin
  • 2 parts Cherry Brandy
  • 1 part lime/ pineapple juice
  • Dash Angostura bitter
  • Soda Water

Add slices of lemon & cherry

40. Tom Collins

  • 2 measures gin
  • soda water to top up
  • juice of ½ lemon
  • 1½ teaspoons caster sugar

Shake the ingredients well with ice and strain into a tall tumbler Add ice and a good dash of soda water, Decorate with lemon slices and cocktail cherries

41. Trinity

  • 1 measure dry gin
  • 1 glass red vermouth
  • 1 glass dry vermouth

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