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How to Make a Quarantini Cocktail Recipe

The Quarantini, the perfect cocktail for a worldwide pandemic. With COVID-19 forcing the closures of bars and restaurants, one way to spend your extra time at home is by making cocktails. A good place to start is with the “Quarantini” the perfect quarantine cocktail. Cheers.

Here’s What You’re Going to Need

You’re going to need one piece of equipment to make a quarantini

  • Cocktail Shaker
a quarantini shot on a wooden surface with oranges and a juice in the background.
Quarantini shot

Ingredients and garnish

  • 2 oz gin
  • 1 packet emergen-C
  • Ice
  • 1 slice of orange to garnish

Quarantini Drink Recipe

Quarantini Cocktail

A cocktail that has recently become popular amidst the COVID-19 outbreak.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: coronavirus drink recipe, covid-19 cocktail, quarantini cocktail
Servings: 1 serving
Calories: 138kcal
Cost: $5


  • Cocktail Shaker


  • 2 oz gin
  • 1 packet emergen-C (1000 mg pack of vitamin C)
  • 1 slice orange
  • ice


  • Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and add the gin and packet of vitamin C.
  • Shake well, about 10-15 seconds.
  • strain and pour into a cocktail glass and garnish with a slice of orange



Calories: 138kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin C: 7mg
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History of The Quarantini Cocktail

The quarantini was created during the 2020 pandemic as a spin-off of a regular martini. There is no consensus on who was the first person to create the quarantini. Since this cocktail’s popularity has increased recently, there have been many different variations which include vitamins and other health products.

There is no data to support that this cocktail will help you fight the novel coronavirus although it might be a good way to kill some time in quarantine!

2 quarantini's on a wooden cutting board with a straw and orange in the background. all of this is on a wooden surface

Recipe Notes & F.A.Q’s

Is there a different type of liquor I can use?

Yes! Vodka is a very good substitute.

Where can I get “emergen-c”

Emergen-C or alike products can be purchased at most drug stores or superstores.

Will this drink protect me from COVID-19?

The short answer is no. The drink does contain vitamin C which is an immune booster but there is no scientific evidence that this drink will help protect you from any form of influenza or virus etc.

Recipe Size Conversion

Do you want to make this cocktail for a party or event? We have you covered. This calculator will tell you how many millilitres you need for every ingredient. All you need to do is type the number of drinks that you would like to make in total.

Some Other Ways This Drink is Made

The key difference with this recipe is the use of vermouth in the recipe.

Some key differences in this recipe include the use of olives to garnish and the use of vodka.

Some other great drink recipes to try:

Check Out Our Dry Martini Recipe Here.

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