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.
- 2 ounces gin, preferably Plymouth brand
- 4 dashes Angostura bitters
- Tonic water
- 1 lemon wedge, for garnish
Fill a highball glass with ice. Add the gin and bitters, then top with tonic water and stir gently. Garnish with the lemon wedge.
From Spirits columnist Jason Wilson.
Tested by Michael Taylor.
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