Panda Gin

Sign up for our newsletter and get 10% off your first order!

Stay regularly informed of our news, promotions and novelties!

To welcome you, you will receive a 10% promo code by email as soon as you subscribe to our newsletter !

Panda Gin
Welcome to Panda Gin

Free shipping from 90 euros


From 140 euros, choose your gift


Free shipping from 115 euros


Sct06/Slider/Right Back to articles Gin Fizz and its history

21 May 2023

Gin Fizz and its history

Scroll down

Gin Fizz and its history

The origin of the Gin Fizz:

Around 1750, the Gin Fizz was born, a cocktail that would become one of the most popular drinks in the world. At that time, sailors were most affected by vitamin C deficiency and scurvy, a potentially fatal disease. Admiral Nelson came up with the idea of mixing gin with lemon to help prevent the disease among his men.

The remedy worked and the drink was so popular with the sailors that they began to fake the symptoms of scurvy just to drink it. Even when they were ashore, the sailors continued to consume the drink with a few modifications, such as the addition of sugar and soda water. So Gin Fizz was originally a therapeutic drink!

Today, the Gin Fizz is considered a classic among cocktails and is widely consumed in bars around the world. It is often served in the evening to celebrate special occasions, but it is interesting to remember that its origin is actually more humble. The Gin Fizz is an excellent example of how drinks can evolve over time, becoming a key part of drinking culture over the centuries.