Mixed drink recipe from print advertisement for Gilbey’s Dry Gin
GIN and TONIC as served at Shepheard’s in Cairo
Take a rickey glass … rub the inside edge with the twisted peel of a lime
Pour in one jigger of Gilbey’s Gin
A slice of lime or lemon
Fill with Indian Tonic Water
The World’s Great Drinks Begin With Gilbey’s Gin
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LATE afternoon in Cairo … camels lurching through the dust … curio dealers bickering … dragomen herding tourists home from the Pyramids … and there on the shady Terrace at Shepheard’s as you watch Cairo’s fashionables lounge in tor cocktails … you order your first gin and tonic in Cairo … and do you need to be told why so many of the world’s great drinks begin with Gilbey’s? No, sir! Not after your first sip!
Of course, if you can’t go to Cairo, let Cairo come to you. Mix yourself a “gin and tonic” a la Shepheard’s … with Gilbey’s! And remember that same fullness of flavor and that same smo-o-o-oth perfection have Keen making great drinks greater tor more than 80 years!
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Gilbey’s Gin is made from 100% Grain Neutral Spirits.
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