This is a classic, refreshing sparkler made with sloe gin, regular gin, and lemon juice, shaken and topped off with club soda.
What to buy: Sloe gin is a red liqueur made from gin infused with sloes (also called blackthorn), a relative of plums.
- 1Add the sloe gin, gin, and lemon juice to a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake until the outside of the canister looks frosty, about 15 seconds. Strain into a 10-ounce highball or collins glass filled with ice.
- 2Top off with club soda, and garnish with a lemon slice.