Tanqueray Rangpur Gin
Lime Slice (garnish)
0 units of alcohol per serve
- Build in an ice-filled Rocks glass.
- Stir gently to combine.
- Garnish with a Lime slice.
Alcohol content: 16.3 g per serve
The Rickey was named after a lobbyist named Colonel Joe Rickey, who was known for drinking Bourbon with soda and a squeeze of Lime.
History of the Drink
The Rickey cocktail is a classic drink with a rich history that dates to the late 19th Century. It was invented in Washington, D.C. by a bartender named George A. Williamson, who was looking for a refreshing and easy-to-drink cocktail to serve during the hot and humid summers in the capital.
The oriGinal recipe for the Rickey cocktail included bourbon, lime juice and soda water – it was an instant hit among politicians and lobbyists in D.C. who were looking for a cool and refreshing drink to enjoy during the long, hot days of summer.
The Rickey was named after a lobbyist named Colonel Joe Rickey, who was known for drinking bourbon with soda and a squeeze of lime. His love of this refreshing drink helped to popularize the cocktail and cement its place in American cocktail culture.