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When you go to a bar, what do you order?
Beer, Gin tonic, Moscow mule
There are various kinds of menus such as beer, gin and tonic, moscow mule, may there be many people knowing only the drink which the Izakaya（like a restaurant） has?
I introduce the refreshing carbonated cocktail for the person who does not often go to a bar.
5 Refreshing carbonated cocktail
Gin and sonic
How to make gin and sonic is only adds carbonated water to a gin and tonic.
It's simple, but I think few people know it as a cocktail named "gin and sonic".
When you feel it is too much sweet, add carbonated water to adjust the taste.
The bartender think "you often go to the bar? maybe you know about the cockatil well?" when you order it.
Ingredients : Gin +Lemon juice + sugar syrup + carbonated water
How to make gin fizz is fill with carbonated water after add gin, lemon juice and sugar syrup into a shaker with ice and shake.
It is said to be one of the cocktails to order when trying out the skills of a bartender or trying to find out the trend of a cocktail in the bar.
When making it, the taste depends on the bartender, such as the brand of gin, lemon juice, syrup, and the ratio of carbonic acid.
When you ordered for Gin Fizz, the bartender may be eagerly makes it.
Ingredients : Rum＋ Grapefruit juice + Tonic water
This cocktail means the Cuban sun.
Since it was devised by the Japanese, it may not be known overseas.
If you order a refreshing long cocktail at the bar, you will often find it.
Ingredients : Vodka + Grapefruit juice + Tonic water(Add salt to the edge of the glass)
This cocktail made by adding tonic water to salty dog (vodka + grapefruit juice + salt rimmed).
The salty dog may have high alcohol contents, but since it contains tonic water, it is easier to drink and is a refreshing cocktail.
A similar cocktail is Paloma. This is based on tequila.
Ingresients : Rum + Lemon juice + Sugar syrup + Ginger ale
This cocktail is shaking rum, lemon juice and syrup and then pouring ginger ale.
If you don't like ginger ale, you can change it to carbonated water.
There are various types of ginger ale, such as sweet and dry, so please look for your favorite.
A refreshing carbonated cocktail will moisturize your throat in hot weather and can also be used as a chaser when you drink too much.
Even people who are not strong in alcohol can easily drink it, so why not try it once?