Gin Fizz – a light drink with gin

Gin Fizz is a gin-based drink with a splash of freshly squeezed lemon or lime juice. The other ingredients are – sugar syrup and carbonated water. The drink is similar to another one – Tom Collins.
Its preparation is quick and easy. Gin Fizz is a light drink, in which the sour taste of citrus mingles with the taste of gin. It is best served with plenty of ice cubes in high-ball glass and a slice of lemon or lime.
There are several variations of Gin Fizz, where an egg is added to the drink (white, yolk or whole egg).
The recipe for Gin Fizz is on the official list of cocktails IBA (International Bartenders Association).

Gin Rickey – a classic drink from America

Gin Rickey is a classic gin-based drink, served in a highball glass, which you should decorate by a piece of lime.
Founded in Shoomaker bar in Washington, at the end of the nineteenth century and was named in honor of Colonel Joe Rickey (US lobbyist). Initially used for its preparation bourbon. The final list of ingredients needed for its preparation is as follows: gin, freshly squeezed lime juice and carbonated water. Gin Rickey could be an alternative for the classic gin and tonic.