International Gin and Tonic day is celebrated on 19th October, 2021. this day is celebrated in the honour of Mary Edith Keyburn who was a gin lover. She passed away at the age of 95 in 2010 on the same date. When she passed away, she had a G&T in a teacup by her bedside in a hospital in the USA. 

So, celebrate this day, try these gin and tonic recipes.

Peppermint G & T

peppermint gin and tonic

Ingredients

  • 50 ml Bombay Sapphire
  • 40 ml peppermint tea
  • 60 ml premium tonic water
  • Mint sprig
  • Star Anise

Method

  • Fill a balloon glass with ice. 
  • Add 50 ml Bombay Sapphire and 40 ml peppermint tea. 
  • Top up with 60ml premium tonic water. 
  • Garnish with a mint sprig & a star anise.

Cranberry  G & T

cranberry gin and tonic

Ingredients

  • 50ml Bombay Sapphire
  • 30ml cranberry juice
  • 70ml premium tonic water
  • A lime wedge

Method

  • Fill a balloon glass with ice 
  • Add 50ml Bombay Sapphire 
  • Add 30ml cranberry juice 
  • Top up with 70ml premium tonic water
  • Garnish with a lime wedge

Spiced Mule

mule gin and tonic

Ingredients

  • 45 ml Bombay Sapphire
  • 15 ml lime juice
  • Dashes aromatic bitter
  • 30ml ginger beer
  • Lime wedge
  • Cinnamon stick

Method

  • Fill a mule mug with ice 
  • Add 45ml Bombay Sapphire, 
  • Add 15ml lime juice & dashes aromatic bitter 
  • Top up with 30 ml ginger beer 
  • Garnish with a lime wedge & cinnamon stick

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Orange And Pepper Twist

orange gin and tonic

Ingredients

  • 50ml Bombay Sapphire
  • 100ml tonic water (chilled & freshly opened)
  • 1 Orange wedge
  • 2 Full grinds of black pepper

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Method

  • Squeeze an orange wedge into a Balloon glass
  • Add two grinds of black pepper
  • Pour in the Bombay Sapphire and swirl the glass to mix and infuse
  • Fully fill the glass with cubed ice and stir to mix and chill.

 

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  • Top with 100ml of tonic water by pouring it gently down the bar spoon to retain as much effervescence as possible.
  • Gently fold/stir with a bar spoon to combine

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