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Lime Rickey

Make a classic cocktail that's sure to cool you to your toes on a hot summer day.

Sunset JULY 2006

  • Yield: Makes 6 to 8 servings
  • Prep time: 15 Minutes


  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups gin
  • 3/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1 1/2 quarts chilled soda water
  • Thin slices of lime


1. In a 1-quart pan, mix sugar with 1/2 cup water and stir over low heat until sugar is dissolved, about 5 minutes. Let cool or chill.

2. In a 3-quart pitcher, combine gin, lime juice, and the cooled syrup. Cover and freeze until ready to serve.

3. To serve, add soda water. Pour into ice-filled glasses and garnish with lime.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 182
  • Calories from fat: 0.0%
  • Protein: 0.1g
  • Fat: 0.0g
  • Saturated fat: 0.0g
  • Carbohydrate: 17g
  • Fiber: 0.0g
  • Sodium: 0.9mg
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg

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Lime Rickey Recipe