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Finnish Long Drink Recipe

Finnish Long Drink Recipe

The Finnish Long Drink, also known as the Lonkero, is a refreshing and fruity cocktail that originates from Finland. The unique combination of white grapefruit juice, gin, soda water, and lemon juice makes this classic summer drink so popular in many countries around the world
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Author: Dr. Leah Alexander
Course: Drinks
Prep Time: 7 minutes
Cook Time: 7 minutes
Total Time: 14 minutes
Servings: 2
Calories: 207kcal


  • Highball glass
  • Mixing glass or cocktail shaker


  • 2 cups ice cubes
  • 1 fluid ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 4 fluid ounces white grapefruit juice
  • 5 ounces grapefruit flavored soda
  • 4 fluid ounces gin
  • 2 splash club soda
  • 2 slice grapefruit for garnish


  • Fill a highball glass with ice cubes.
  • Pour the white grapefruit juice, gin, and grapefruit soda into the glass.
  • Add lemon juice and stir thoroughly.
  • Top off your drink with a splash of club soda, as desired, and garnish with a slice of grapefruit.


-For an extra kick, add a lemon-lime-flavored soda instead of grapefruit.
-Add some fresh mint leaves for a unique flavor.
-Instead of white grapefruit juice, you can use pink or ruby red as well.
-Try using lime juice instead of lemon if you prefer a tart flavor.
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