Classic Cocktail Drinks: Learn to make the classic gin and tonic cocktail drink recipe.The gin and tonic is one of the all time favorites of the classic cocktail family.
One of the top ten classic cocktails. It is considered a highball cocktail. In some countries it is sold pre-mixed in a can! Often called simply as a "G and T".
A true international cocktail. A version of the drink dates back to the 1700's. The gin and tonic was created by the British East India Company army in India to fight malaria in the summer months. That is why people still today prefer to drink gin and tonics during the summer months.
|Gin and Tonic Cocktail Drink|
Gin and Tonic Recipe:
- 1 1/2 ounce gin (Bombay Sapphire, Tanqueray)
- 4 ounces of tonic water (you can use soda water)
- Lime Slice
- Cucumber slice
- ice cubes
Cocktail Mixing Instructions
Pour the gin into a cocktail tumbler.
Fill with the ice cubes and the tonic water.
Garnish the gin and tonic with the lime and a cucumber slice.
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