Downhill Cocktail

Downhill Cocktail recipe

Downhill Cocktail Ingredients

Downhill Cocktail Instructions

The Downhill Cocktail: A Classic Drink for Any Occasion

The Downhill Cocktail is a timeless drink that has been enjoyed by cocktail enthusiasts for decades. Its simple yet sophisticated combination of ingredients makes it a versatile option for any occasion.


To make a Downhill Cocktail, you will need:

  • A high-quality gin
  • Freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • Simple syrup
  • A dash of orange bitters


To create this delightful cocktail, follow these steps:

  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice cubes.
  2. Add 2 ounces of gin to the shaker.
  3. Squeeze the juice from half a lemon into the shaker.
  4. Pour in 1/2 ounce of simple syrup.
  5. Add a dash of orange bitters for extra flavor.
  6. Shake the mixture vigorously for about 10 seconds.
  7. Strain the cocktail into a chilled martini glass.
  8. Garnish with a lemon twist or a cherry, if desired.
  9. Serve and enjoy!

Whether you're hosting a formal dinner party or simply looking to unwind after a long day, the Downhill Cocktail is a fantastic choice. Its refreshing and balanced flavors are sure to impress your guests and leave you craving another glass. Give this classic cocktail a try and discover a new favorite drink.

Best served in a Old-Fashioned Glass.