Pink Gin and Tonic 1.000

Julia Ewan - The Washington Post; Glassware From Crate and Barrel

1+1 Cocktails Dec 3, 2008

This elegant twist on the beloved gin and tonic is an effortless way to improve its flavor. The very simple secret: four dashes of humble bitters.

Actually, this also could serve as a take on the classic British cocktail Pink Gin (gin and bitters), with tonic water added.


Servings: 1
Ingredients
  • Ice
  • 2 ounces gin, preferably Plymouth brand
  • 4 dashes Angostura bitters
  • Tonic water
  • 1 lemon wedge, for garnish

Directions

Fill a highball glass with ice. Add the gin and bitters, then top with tonic water and stir gently. Garnish with the lemon wedge.

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Recipe Source

From Spirits columnist Jason Wilson.

Tested by Michael Taylor.

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