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Gibson Cocktail
Prep Time
5 mins
Total Time
5 mins

The Gibson cocktail is a classic combination of gin and vermouth. It’s most commonly complimented with a pickled onion, something we don’t see too often in cocktails.

Course: cocktails
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1
Calories: 187 kcal
  • 2 1/2 ounces gin
  • 1/2 ounce dry vermouth
  • 1 pickled onion
  1. Place 2-3 ice cubes in a Boston shaker or equivalent cocktail shaker.

  2. Add 2 1/2 ounces of gin.

  3. Add 1/2 ounce of dry vermouth.

  4. Shake until the shaker is cold to the touch.

  5. Pour into a Martini glass and add a pickled onion as pictured.

Recipe Notes

For an alternative to this drink, try a Dirty Martini

Nutrition Facts
Gibson Cocktail
Amount Per Serving
Calories 187
% Daily Value*
Sodium 1mg 0%
Potassium 43mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 3g 1%
Sugars 1g
Vitamin C 2.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.