Refreshing Lime Long Drink with Gin
Refreshing Lime Long Drink with Gin is a thirst-quenching Finnish alcoholic drink. I would describe the local drink as a popular alcopop. Using freshly squeezed lime juice and good quality gin turns my version of the Refreshing Lime Long Drink into a sophisticated cocktail.
- 20 ml Fresh lime juice
- 10 ml Fresh lemon juice
- 30 ml Gin a herby gin is best
- 15 ml Sugar syrup see 'how to' link in post below
- 150 ml Soda water
Add all the ingredients, apart from the soda, into a cocktail shaker. Pop in some ice, close the lid and shake.
Pour into a glass. Add some ice and top up with the soda water. Garnish with a slice of lime and sprig of rosemary or thyme from the garden.
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Grapefruit and cranberry versions of a Long Drink are also delicious. Try replacing the lime juice with grapefruit or cranberry juice.
To make a virgin version miss out the gin.