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Gin Sling Cocktail Recipe

Happy Hour: Gin Sling

When it comes to cocktails, sometimes simplest is best. Don't get me wrong; I love a libation with celery bitters or creole shrubs as much as the next person, but often it's nice to enjoy a drink that's satisfying in a simple, understated way. I have a couple rudimentary bar refreshments up my sleeve: for taco nights, there's the tequila and tonic; for celebrations, the Prosecco cocktail. The latest provision to add to my arsenal? This gin sling, which doesn't call for anything beyond gin, vermouth, bitters, and sparkling water, all staples in my wet bar at home. It's layered enough to be interesting, yet easy enough to bust out anytime — no muddler, exotic ingredients, or shaker required. Keep reading for the recipe.

Gin Sling

Gin Sling

Gin Sling Cocktail Recipe 2011-08-29 14:12:37

Ingredients

  1. Ice
  2. 1-1/2 ounces dry gin
  3. 1/2 ounce sweet vermouth
  4. 3 dashes Angostura bitters
  5. Seltzer
  6. Lemon slice, for serving

Directions

  1. Fill an old-fashioned glass with ice. Add dry gin, sweet vermouth, and bitters; top off with seltzer. Stir and serve with a lemon wheel.

Makes 1 drink.

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