Very Good Gin and Tonic Recipe

Meyer Lemon Gin and Tonic You’re looking at a very good gin and tonic. It’s made with my favorite in season citrus: Meyer lemon. This lemon variety is sweet, sour, fragrant and slightly floral. Meyer lemons beg to be used wherever you use regular lemons or limes. They have a shorter season, and I take full advantage of them when they’re available. I use Meyer lemons in many different recipes, including salads, dips, desserts and drinks.

Since a gin and tonic is such a simple mixed drink, it’s important to use good ingredients for the best flavor. Here I’ve built a stellar G and T by combining a smooth gin with Fever-Tree Indian Tonic Water and a squeeze of Meyer lemon. A garnish of pomegranate arils adds a festive touch, don’t you think? Cheers!
Good G and T drink Very Good Gin and Tonic Recipe
1 wedge Meyer lemon
1 1/2 ounces gin (I used Hendrick’s gin)
4 ounces tonic water, chilled (I used Fever-Tree tonic)
Garnishes: Pomegranate arils and additional Meyer lemon wedges

Fill a glass with ice cubes. Squeeze the juice of a Meyer lemon wedge over the ice and drop the lemon wedge into the glass. Add the gin and chilled tonic; stir gently. Garnish with pomegranate arils and additional Meyer lemon wedges.

Makes 1 drink

Tip: For a tall (softer) gin and tonic, add 2 ounces additional tonic.

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