American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A drink of soda water, lime or lemon juice, sugar, and usually gin.
- Probably from the name Rickey. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“You are all over rickey. org (and probably other boards) bashing Adam.”
“The basic rickey is very simple: Into an ice-filled collins glass, dump 1.5 ounces of gin or bourbon and juice from half a lime, sweeten with sugar or simple syrup, then fill with soda water.”
“If you've collected ten stamps on your Rickey Month passport, bring it and your admission will be free; otherwise, it's $10 at the door, including one rickey.”
“I could use a nice, calming, refreshing scent from another, slower era, a house from that era, a lime rickey w/ vodka, a time machine...”
“And one of the great drinks of all time, the Gin Rickey, now survives primarily as the lime rickey flavor of soda pop.”
“I'm curious as to what a rickey is, and what with having the powers of the Internet at my fingertips, I should probably look it up.”
“Last year I invented a cocktail much like a rickey, but I add a bit of sugar and fresh mint to the lime juice and replaced the club soda with champagne.”
“I imagine it was the sugar — she would have fared better, perhaps, with a gin rickey, made with gin, lime juice and club soda.”
“In 98-degree weather, an icy rickey greatly eased his ability to sell grain bins to farmers.”
“I can just picture myself sitting at that counter and ordering a lime rickey or a grilled cheese on rye.”
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