Gin and mountain dew is a flavorful cocktail if you’re looking for something to sip on hot summer day. The citrusy flavor of mountain dew mixed with botanical flavors gin is absolutely delicious!
What is a gin and mountain dew?
A gin and mountain dew is exactly what it sounds like. It’s gin mixed with mountain dew. Some people will add a little splash of Sprite to even out the citrus of the mountain dew and call it a gin dew it.
If you’re wondering whether gin goes well with mountain dew the answer is a resounding yes! Mountain dew has a citrusy flavor that is lemony limey and even a little orange mixed in. Those sweet fruity flavors mixed with the botanical flavors in Gin create a full body flavorful cocktail experience.
How to make this drink:
This cocktail is super easy to make all you have to do is for your two ingredients together and give them a stir.
- 2 oz gin
- 4 oz mountain dew
- (Optional) splash of Sprite
- Wedge of lemon or lime
First, grab your equipment and ingredients and gather them together.
Make sure that you fill your highball glass full of ice.
Next, let’s get our garnish ready. You can use either a lemon or a lime for this cocktail either works well to bring out the citrusy flavor of the mountain dew.
You’ll want to cut your lemon or lime into wedges and then place one wedge on the rim of your highball glass.
Now, using your jigger, measure out 2 oz of gin and pour it into your highball glass over your ice.
Next, you’ll want to add your mountain dew. We usually add about 4 oz of mountain dew measured by a jigger.
However, you can add as much or Little mountain dew as you like. The more mountain dew you add the more of its flavor it will be present in a cocktail. The less mountain dew you add the more gin you’ll be able to taste in your cocktail.
Lastly, take your bar spoon and gently stir your drink so that you thoroughly mix together your gin and mountain dew. Sit back and enjoy!
Gin and Mountain Dew
- highball glass
- bar spoon
- 2 oz Gin
- 4 oz Mountain Dew
- lemon or lime wedge garnish
- Slice a lemon or lime into wedges and place a wedge on the rim of the glass.
- Add ice to the glass.
- Measure 2 oz of gin and pour into glass
- Measure 4 oz of mountain dew and pour into glass
- Gently stir drink together with the bar spoon.