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60 ml (2 oz.) dry gin
150 ml (5 oz.) tonic water
Slices of lime
Pour dry gin into a highball glass containing a few ice cubes.
Top up with tonic water.
Garnish with slices of lime.
did you know
This cocktail dates back to 1750, when British naval officers added quinine to gin to treat fever. So popular was this “medicine” that it caused a rise in alcoholism in England. However, it was not until establishments dedicated purely to gin consumption opened the mid 1800s that the Gin Tonic became a respectable beverage.
As seen on TV show ‘’Bonsoir bonsoir!’’
Here’s the revisited version of the Gin tonic presented by adviser Catherine Périnet during the June 20, 2019, show:
60 ml (2 oz.) dry gin (such as Wendigo)
30 ml (1 oz.) gentian based aperitif (such as Amermelade)
15 ml (1/2 oz.) fresh lime juice
2 lime zests
120 ml (4 oz.) tonic water
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