Gin Smash Ingredients
- 2 oz Gin
- 1 cubes Sugar
- 1 splash Cherry
- 4 (Sprig) Mint
- 1 slice Orange
- 1 oz Soda Water
Gin Smash Instructions
The Gin Smash is a refreshing and tangy cocktail that is perfect for a summer evening. This drink is made with gin, citrus fruits, mint, and a touch of sweetness. It is a simple yet delicious cocktail that can be enjoyed by both gin enthusiasts and those new to the spirit.
To make a Gin Smash, start by muddling fresh mint leaves with a citrus fruit, such as lemon or lime, in a cocktail shaker. This will release the essential oils of the mint and infuse the drink with its refreshing flavor. Next, add a generous amount of gin to the shaker, along with some simple syrup for sweetness. Shake the cocktail vigorously to combine all the ingredients and chill the drink.
Once the drink is well chilled, strain it into a glass filled with crushed ice. This will not only keep the cocktail cold, but also dilute it slightly, providing a mellow and less potent drink. Garnish the cocktail with a sprig of mint and a citrus wheel for a beautiful presentation and an extra burst of fresh flavor.
The Gin Smash is a versatile cocktail that can be easily customized to suit personal taste preferences. For a sweeter drink, add a little more simple syrup. For a more tart and tangy drink, add a squeeze of fresh lemon or lime juice. The choice is yours!
Whether you're hosting a summer party or just want to unwind after a long day, the Gin Smash is a fantastic choice. Its crisp and bright flavors make it a delightful cocktail that is sure to please any palate. So go ahead, give the Gin Smash a try and enjoy a taste of summer in a glass.
Best served in a Old-Fashioned Glass.
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