The history of this drink dates back to the British occupancy of India. Soldiers were given quinine to fight malaria. The taste of the medicine on its own was not palatable so soldiers would commonly mix it with sugar, water, and some of their gin ration. The classic cocktail was born. A refreshing and light flavored drink, it's still one of the world's most common and popular cocktails.
Fill a rocks glass halfway with fresh ice cubes and add 2 oz of gin
Rub the lime wedge around the rim of the glass and squeeze the lime into the glass
Fill glass with tonic and give a quick stir with a stirrer
The Dirty Martini is a drink for olive lovers. This salty and briny martini made with gin or vodka is a classic cocktail lounge favorite. It can be served on the rocks or straight up in a chilled glass. The preferred olives are typically extra large Spanish olives stuffed with pimento.
Some believe the Gimlet cocktail was named after a British Royal Navy doctor that may have served this to his crew in order to ward off scurvy. The lime juice and gin combination makes a classically refreshing cocktail served up or down over ice, it always delights.
Although we don't know for sure the origin of this drink it's said to be traced back to a little cafe in Florence, Italy. The Negroni is essentially a stronger version of the classic Americano.The gin mixed with Campari and vermouth combine for a robust herbal flavor perfect for sipping.