Gin Dragonfly Cocktail

Recipe - Dragonfly cocktail
Print recipe
Share this recipe with a friend
A lovely, spicy, refreshing cocktail made with herbal Deep South Cape Dry Gin, ginger ale and a hint of aromatic fresh lime.
One of the easiest Gin cocktails one can make, the Dragonfly is best made with a gin with a herbal or spicy profile to complement the ginger in the ale.   In this recipe, some lime offsets the sweet mixer. For an extra boost, add a sprig of fresh gingery rosemary.


  • 50ml Cape Dry Gin
  • 200ml ginger ale
  • 2 lime wedges
  • Sprig of fresh rosemary (optional) 
  • ice


  1. Pour gin into a glass with 3-4 blocks of ice.
  2. Squeeze juice of one lime wedge into glass
  3. Top up with ginger ale.
  4. Garnish with second wedge of lime and the rosemary.