The rickey was recently named DC's official cocktail. (Read the story here.)
Here's how to mix one up at home.
recipe courtesy Derek Brown
1. Squeeze the juice of half a lime into a highball glass. Drop the lime shell in the glass.
2. Add 2 ounces of gin or bourbon
3. Fill the glass with ice.
4. Top the glass with sparkling mineral or soda water.
Photo courtesy JW Marriott