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11 Gin Cocktails to Try Right Now

From classics to creative spins, there’s a gin drink for every taste.

Singapore Sling
Singapore Sling Image: / Tim Nusog

With so many different varieties of gin on the market, an equally vast variety of cocktails are just waiting to be made. Whether you’re looking to embrace the spirit’s juniper notes or prefer something a little more citrusy, we have you covered.

  • Dirty Martini

    Dirty Martini / Tim Nusog

    This classic cocktail remains a go-to, with its savory flavors that work at any time of year. Simply stir gin with dry vermouth and olive brine, then strain into a chilled glass and garnish with two olives.

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  • French Harvest

    French Harvest
    Linnea Covington

    Give the classic French 75 an interesting spin with a dash of cider. When paired with a floral gin and fresh lemon juice, dry cider lends slightly funky yet irresistible flavor.

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  • Duck Fried Rice

    Duck Fried Rice
    Perry Fish

    You can have your takeout and eat it too with this recipe. Lemongrass-infused gin and sesame-infused vodka make a fresh base that’s tempered with tepache-spiced pineapple liqueur and lime juice. A dash of MSG rounds everything out and adds that umami note you’re craving.

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  • Gin Sonic

    Gin Sonic

     Tsunami Panhandle

    Seeking an even more refreshing Gin & Tonic? This may be the cocktail for you. Built in a highball glass, there’s plenty of room to add club soda to lighten up this twist on the traditional recipe.

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  • Negroni

    Negroni / Tim Nusog

    This classic has stood the test of time and for good reason. The mix of gin, Campari and sweet vermouth is easy to mix and even easier to sip. Just be sure you don’t forget the orange peel garnish.

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  • Bear With Me, Honey

    Bear With Me, Honey
    Sydell Group

    Honey-infused gin shines in this riff on a Bee’s Knees. It’s shaken with an egg white, white verjus, honey syrup, orange liqueur and saline solution, making a cocktail that’s light and fluffy with just enough sweetness.

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  • Bebbo

    Bebbo / Tim Nusog

    Kick your gin up a notch with fresh and juicy blood oranges. London dry gin, honey syrup, fresh lemon juice and fresh blood orange juice come together in this recipe to make a cocktail that’s bursting with juicy flavor and light enough to enjoy as the weather warms.

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  • Aviation

    Aviation cocktail / Tim Nusog

    Take flight with this classic. Gin, maraschino liqueur and lemon juice get a dash of brilliant violet from crème de violette. Garnish with a brandied cherry, and enjoy as if you’re in first class.

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  • Amaretto French 75

    Amaretto French 75 / Tim Nusog

    The classic French 75 gets a nutty twist in this new recipe. A gin with more peppery, citrusy notes works best in this combination with amaretto, fresh lemon juice and brut sparkling wine.

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  • Gin-Gin Mule

    Gin-Gin Mule / Tim Nusog

    Gin and ginger are a killer combination, and this cocktail proves it. Simple syrup, fresh lime juice, mint, dry gin and ginger beer form a Moscow Mule-inspired combination that will turn even the most die-hard vodka lover into a gin fan.

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  • Singapore Sling

    Singapore Sling / Tim Nusog

    Gin, Grand Marnier, cherry and herbal liqueurs, pineapple and lime juices, and bitters mix to make a complex cocktail that’s toned down with a splash of soda water. The best part of this drink? Once you’ve mastered the recipe, you can experiment and come up with your own version—it’s meant to be tweaked.

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