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How to make a beautiful gin and tonic – recipes reviewed

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  • Author: Ben Myhre
  • Prep Time: 3 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 Cocktail 1x
  • Category: Cocktail
  • Method: Shaker
  • Cuisine: Caribbean


This is a simple and traditional Gin and Tonic. An easy recipe that should be a part of every gin aficionado’s recipe arsenal.


  • Ice
  • 3 oz Gin
  • 4 oz Tonic Water (or Tonic Syrup and Soda Water) or fill to top!
  • 1/2 lime
  • 1 lime wedge for garnish


  1. Fill highball or medium size glass with ice
  2. Add gin
  3. Sqeeze lime juice into drink
  4. Add tonic water (or tonic syrup and soda water)
  5. Gently Stir
  6. Garnish with lime wedge


Recipe for tonic syrup and homemade tonic water <a href=””>can be found here.</a>