John Collins – a classic cocktail based on gin

John Collins is a classic cocktail based on gin; its recipe is on the official list of cocktails of the International Bartenders AssociationIBA in short.
The cocktail has been known since 1860, and it owes its name to the waiter who worked in the London’s hotel: Limmer’s Old House.
John Collins belongs to the family of Collins drinks, which are served in the Collins-type glass (it is slightly narrower and higher than a highball glass). The base alcohol is changed in them, which at the same time influences the name of the cocktail. The most famous brother of John Collins is Tom Collins, for the preparation of which the Old Tom Gin should be used.
Before serving John Collins, it is worth decorating the glass with lemon pieces and cocktail cherries.

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.

White Lady – a classic cocktail with gin

White Lady is a classic gin-based cocktail. Name and appearance may suggest that it is gentle, but in reality it is quite strong drink. The recipe to this drink you can find on the official list of cocktails IBA (International Bartenders Association). For its preparation are also needed: triple sec liqueur and freshly squeezed lemon juice. This drink is best administered in a cocktail glass. Additionally, you can decorate it slice or peel of lemon.

Cooperstown – cocktail with a sprig of mint

Cooperstown is a gin-based drink. It consists of the two types of vermouth: sweet and dry. The final color of this cocktail depends on the used vermouth. We took advantage of those with a transparent color. That’s what stands this drink from the other is sprig of fresh mint that you added to it. Very nicely presented it in a drink that is served in a cocktail glass, and by the way it affects the final taste.