Name a more iconic duo than gin & tonic! While this tried-and-true cocktail is perfect as is, we offer a few riffs on a classic in honor of Gin & Tonic Day on April 9. Check out some of the unique gin and tonic recipes below.
NOLET’S Silver Gin + Tonic
1.25 oz. NOLET’S Silver Gin
4 oz. Tonic Water
Pour NOLET’S Silver Gin and tonic water into an ice-filled balloon glass. Stir well. Garnish with two fresh raspberries.
Recipe by NOLET’s Gin.
Citrus Bomb Gin & Tonic at Sweet Liberty
1.5 oz. Fords
¼ oz. Italicus
Barspoon grapefruit oleo saccharum
Barspoon lemon juice
2 dash lemon bitters
Fill wine glass with ice, then add all ingredients. Top with Q tonic and stir. Garnish with one lemon wheel, one lime wheel, and one orange wheel.
Recipe by Naren Young at Sweet Liberty. Photo by Michael Pisarri.
Gunpowder Chili Serve
1.5 oz Drumshanbo Gunpowder Irish Gin
Top off with Chilled Premium Tonic
Whole Fresh Red Chili Pepper
Thick Slice of Fresh Mango
Stir and serve ingredients over ice. Top with premium Tonic Water. Garnish with red chili pepper and a slice of fresh mango.
Recipe by Drumshanbo Gunpowder Irish Gin.
Ibiza Gin & Tonic at Telefèric Barcelona
2 oz of Premium Catalan dry Gin
1 oz Butterfly pea flower tea
20 oz Mediterranean Premium Tonic
1 Pinch of edible Silver dust
3 Juniper berries
1 Makrut lime leaf
1 Fresh orange zest Twist
1 Edible Orchid petal
1 Hand cut ice block
Infuse hot water with Butterfly Pea Flowers to have a dark blue color. Add one block of hand-cut ice to cold red wine glass. Measure and add 1 oz of the Ibiza Tea and 2 oz of the Catalan Premium dry Gin to the glass. Add three juniper berries, 1 Makrut lime leaf and 1 edible orchid petal. Do an orange zest twist on the glass and add the peel into the drink. Add 1 pinch of edible silver dust to your Mediterranean Premium Tonic bottle, stir it a bit, and serve the Tonic Water through a bar spoon into the drink while you see it magically change color. Toast and enjoy your incredible Ibiza G&T!