Ahead of International Gin and Tonic Day tomorrow, we walked through a few simple, unique gin and tonic recipes.
Brand Advocacy Manager for Fords Gin, Nandini Khaund joined us to break it all down.
Triple Citrus Gin & Tonic
1.5 parts Fords Gin
4 parts Premium Tonic
Lemon, Orange, & Grapefruit Twists
Method: Build all ingredients over ice in a highball glass, starting with gin, then the tonic.
Garnish with lemon, orange, and grapefruit twists. Citrus wheels work equally well.
Orchard Gin & Tonic
1.5 oz fords gin
.5 oz fresh green apple syrup*
.5 oz lemon juice
4 oz elderflower tonic
*green apple syrup
7 oz green apple peels
3 oz sliced apples
4 c water
Bring to boil in small saucepan, reduce to simmer for 2 hrs. Press through sieve into measuring cup.
Add back to pot with equal amount sugar over low heat until dissolved
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