The first printed reference to a fizz (spelled "fiz") is in the 1887 edition of Jerry Thomas' Bartender's Guide, which contains six fizz recipes. The Fizz became widely popular in America between 1900 and the 1940s. Known as a hometown specialty of New Orleans, the Gin Fizz was so popular that bars would employ scrums of bartenders working in teams that would take turns shaking the fizzes.
ingredients in the cocktail
30mlFresh Lemon Juice
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how to make the cocktail
Shake the gin, fruit juices and sugar with ice in a cocktail shaker. Strain into a highball glass. Add soda and stir well to make a fizz. Serve.