Although the Ramos Gin Fizz may be better known, the Gin Fizz is said to be the classic.
- 2 fl. oz. gin
- 2 Tbs. fresh lime juice
- 1 Tbs. simple syrup (see related recipe at left)
- Ice cubes
- 5 to 6 fl. oz. club soda
- 1 lime wedge
Pour the gin, lime juice and simple syrup into a shaker two-thirds full of ice cubes. Shake well. Strain into a chilled martini glass or wineglass. Add the club soda and stir briefly. Add the lime wedge.