An easy cocktail recipe for a
The famous longdrink with Gin and Tonic Water
- 1 part gin
- 5 parts Tonic Water
- ice cubes
- highball glass
How to mix a Gin Tonic
For a Gin Tonic cocktail fill a highball glass with ice cubes. Add gin and tonic water and stir. Now put a lemon slice and some dashes of lemon juice in the glass .
Bartender’s tips and advice
- This is a true British cocktail. The recipe dates back to the soldiers of the British East India Company in India. They used the bitter Quinine against malaria. To make Quinine more tasty it was mixed with Gin and lemon juice. When the company Schweppes developed not only bottled soda water but also Tonic Water that has Quinine as an ingredient, it was just a few steps until the Gin Tonic cocktail became a popular mix.
- Find more tips and interesting facts in the bartenders guide.