Gin & Tonic

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A quintessential British long drink that dates back to the 1800s when it was first invented by the British Army in India. Such a simple drink to make but it is utter perfection when done right and a huge disappointment when not. A classic, clean, crisp drink.


  • Indian Tonic Water
  • 1 measure (50ml) of your favourite gin
  • Fresh ice - at least four big cubes
  • Lime - a curl of the rind of a lime - It's the oils you want not the flesh (or a slice if you really must)


Using a large wine glass or a tall, slim glass, add the ice first, then pour over the gin of your choice followed by Fever-Tree Indian tonic water, from a fresh bottle. Finally, add the curl of lime, running it around the rim of the glass before dropping it into the drink. Make sure you are quick when adding your garnish as you want that fizz to tickle your nose as you smell the aromas of G&T. Drink and enjoy.

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