The gin and tonic is a staple libation. It is one of the most basic recipes of the classic cocktails – a drink that originated as a treatment for malaria, believe it or not. But whether drinking Gin and Tonic for the quinine – or just the fun of it; these ten recipes will be sure to please.
Introducing 10 recipes that twist on the classic Gin and Tonic!
Master the Classic Gin and Tonic
First things first. Before you go on and deviate from the classic, you’ll need to master it. Check out this article which breaks down all of the staple ingredients of a Gin and Tonic, and taste test your way to the Masterclass. [RECIPE]
Cardamom Rose Gin + Tonic
A feminine, floral take on the classic cocktail. This recipe truly brings out the hints of cucumber and rose that are infused in Hendrick’s gin – to make a cocktail that is lighter and offers a more refreshing tone than it’s standard cousin. [RECIPE]
St. Germain Gin + Tonic
Rosemary Infused Gin + Tonic
This recipe was crafted for cold winter nights. It gives directions on how to craft a rosemary infused simple syrup. With notes of sweet honey and pine, this drink is perfect for a cold night, or just dressing up a classic Gin + Tonic. [RECIPE]
Limoncello Gin Cocktail with Grilled Thyme
Limoncello is a lemon-infused liqueur. Though it is not a tonic, this recipe offers simple notes and flavors so similar to the classic Gin + Tonic recipe that we had to include it. And, the grilled sprigs of fresh time elevate this cocktail. How could we not? [RECIPE]
Blood Orange Gin + Tonic
Grapefruit Thyme Gin Martini
Elderflower Gin + Tonic
Cucumber Mint Gin + Tonic
Coconut Gin + Tonic