When most people think about drinking gin, they think about tonic. This is because gin is best known for being paired with tonic – but did you know that you can also mix gin with lots of other mixers?
If you love gin and you want to try out some new mixers, we are here to help. Whether you enjoy the drink sat in your garden or served at Portable Bars as a part of a big celebration you have planned, it is always a big hit. Here are six alternative mixers for gin.
Soda may seem like a plain choice for gin, but if you add a few slices of lime (or lemon!) the drink will taste refreshing and delicious. It is also a low calorie option, which is ideal for people who want to lose weight!
Bitter lemon juice
Bitter lemon juice pairs very well with gin. And don’t be put off by the name – in reality the drink isn’t too bitter; it has a delicious sweet kick.
Fizzy elderflower juice is also great with gin. You can buy this drink pre-made from most supermarkets, or you can make it yourself with fizzy water and elderflower cordial.
Cranberry juice doesn’t just work well with vodka; it can also be paired with gin. This creates a sweet, tasty drink – and cranberry juice also comes with lots of health benefits, so this is a fairly healthy alcoholic drink!
Ginger beer is most commonly paired with a little lime and some whiskey, but it also works well with gin. This is because it adds some spice and sweetness to the gin, which is very delicious – just don’t forget to add a wedge of lime!
Coke and gin is popular in some areas, but admittedly this drink isn’t suited to everyone. However, it is perfect for people who can’t get enough cola!
Tomato juice is commonly used in Bloody Marys, but you can also pair it with gin to make a Red Snapper. Sure, this drink isn’t as popular as the Bloody Mary, but it tastes great (and it is just as good for curing a hangover).
So if you love gin, consider trying out one of these options for a refreshing, tasty gin drink that will hit the spot.