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Gin & TonicCocktail Recipe

An ideal distraction while enduring the terrible films on television at Christmas. Sublime simplicity itself. There’s a good reason the Hendrick’s Gin and Tonic, with its cucumber garnish, is so loved. Poetry in a highball. 

G&T highball close up
Flavours
Simple, Refreshing, Light
Occasions
Feasts & Dinner Parties, Relaxing at Home, Garden Parties & Picnics, Aperitif, Refreshing Summer Drinks
Skills
Novice
Garnishes
Cucumber
Glass
Highball
Type
Built

How to make

  • Combine all ingredients in a highball glass filled with cubed ice.
  • Lightly stir and serve.
  • Garnish with 3 thinly sliced rounds of cucumber.

Ingredients

  • 1 parts Hendrick's Gin
  • 3 parts Tonic Water
  • 3 rounds of Cucumber
What would the world be like had the Gin & Tonic not been invented? I have no interest in tragedies, so I will not consider this question.
Ushton Lull, As it was