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A Gin Rickey

Updated: Jan 15, 2020


2 ounces gin (Recommended: Aviation's Florals)

2​ tablespoons lime juice

4​ ounces club soda

1​ lime wedge


1. Fill a high ball glass with ice

2. Pour gin & lime juice over ice.

3. Top with club soda.

4. Garnish with lime wedge.

Book Pairing: Armada by Ernest Cline (Reviewed Jan. 3, 2020)

Why? The gin rickey is a good choice for the "new gin drinker". This book is based from the perspective of a high school kid. While I debated between both a non-alcoholic drink (again - high school) and a shot (because I'd be taking shots if there was a pending alien invasion), I settled on a drink whose ingredients you'd likely find in your parents' bar at home. If you're not 21, keys in the bowl & get comfy on the couch.

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