THE GIN FIZZ BECAME VERY POPULAR IN THE UNITED
STATES BETWEEN 1900 AND 1940. A SPECIALTY OF NEW ORLEANS, WHERE DEMAND FOR THE DRINK BECAME SO HIGH THAT BARTENDERS COULD
BE FOUND SHAKING THE FIZZES UNTIL THE
EARLY HOURS OF THE MORNING.
50 ml/2 oz. sloe gin 20 ml/1 oz. fresh lemon juice 1 dash sugar syrup soda water, to top up a lemon slice, to garnish
Add all the ingredients, except the soda, to a shaker filled with ice. Shake sharply and strain into a highball glass filled with ice. Top with soda water, garnish with a lemon slice and serve with two straws.