A cocktail contains Gin and either Ginger Beer or Ginger Ale and sometimes Citrus Juices.
"The Ideal Bartender," by Tom Bullock, 1917
Use a large mixing glass, fill with lump ice.
- 1/2 jigger Lime juice
- 1/2 jigger Lemon juice
- 1 tsp Bar sugar
- 1 jigger Gin
Stir well; strain into a tall, thin glass and fill with Ginger Ale.
Absolut web site ()
- 1 part Plymouth Gin
- Ginger Beer
Build over ice cubes in a highball glass.
Web site claims the drink was created in 1933 at the Cambon Bar, Paris, but the top recipe from 1917 obviously proves that this is incorrect.
"Mr. Boston Official Bartender's and Party Guide"
- Juice of half a lime
- 1 1/2 oz gin
- Ginger ale
Pour gin and lime juice into highball glass over ice cubes. Fill with ginger ale. Stir. Add a slice of lime.