This Limoncello Gin cocktail is really REFRESHING and so delicious! With a fresh mint flavor, a little bit of sweetness, some tang from the lemon, and sparkling water. Combined with the fresh Limoncello and spicy Gin it's the PERFECT summer drink for sure!
Add water and sugar to a small saucepan and bring over medium-high heat to a boil. Whisk to dissolve the sugar.
½ cup sugar, 1 cup water
Turn the heat to low and add the mint. Cook until the syrup is slightly reduced for 10 minutes.
½ cup mint
Take the pan off the heat and sieve the syrup.
Let it cool down to room temperature. Then store it for at least an hour in the refrigerator.
Limoncello Gin Cocktail
Put some ice cubes in the glass.
Add the limoncello, gin, lemon juice, and mint syrup.
3 tablespoons Limoncello, 2 tablespoons Gin, 2 tablespoons mint syrup, 1½ tablespoon Lemon juice
Top with sparkling water.
½ cup sparkling water
Garnish with lemon slices and mint leaves.
1 lemon, 1 sprig mint
1. - Limoncello If you find it too tangy you can substitute it with crema de limoncello (where the limoncello is combined with milk)2. - Gin You could replace it with Vodka or white rum.3. - Serve with This cocktail pairs well with these amazing appetizers: the chicory boats (in three amazing ways) and the watermelon appetizers.4. - StorageStore the mint syrup up for 6 months into the refrigerator in a jar with a lid.Store the mint leaves in a slightly wet paper towel in the refrigerator. They'll stay well for two days.The lemon slices can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Good for 2 days.When the ingredients are combined, you can't store this cocktail. Serve it immediately.5. - Cool Use the ingredients cold from the refrigerator. This way your cocktail will stay cold for a longer time.6. - Nutritional values The calories are per glass of Gin Tonic cocktail.