The Gin & Tonic is perhaps the quintessential summer cocktail. Choosing a good gin like Bombay Sapphire, Beefeater, or your own personal favorite is the key to making the best gin and tonic you can. Learn how to make this surprisingly simple classic with mixologist Jamie Gordon; plus, get his colorful, garden-fresh twist.
Add the gin to a highball glass and fill with fresh ice. Top with tonic water. Squeeze the lemon and lime wedges into the drink, drop into the glass and stir.
Add all ingredients except the tonic to a goblet or wine glass and fill with fresh ice. Top with tonic water and garnish with grapefruit and lemon wheels, cucumber slices, strawberries and a lavender sprig.
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