Gin And Tonic

by XuCharles on Mar 28, 2023

Gin And Tonic


Gin and tonic is a classic cocktail that has been enjoyed by many for centuries. It was originally created as a way to prevent malaria, as tonic water contains quinine, which was used to treat the disease. Today, it is still a popular drink that is enjoyed all over the world.



2 oz gin

4 oz tonic water

Ice cubes

Lime wedge



Highball glass


Stirring spoon


Directions Step-by-Step:

Fill a highball glass with ice cubes.


Use a jigger to measure out 2 oz of gin, and pour it over the ice.


Add 4 oz of tonic water to the glass.


Stir the drink gently with a stirring spoon.


Garnish the drink with a lime wedge.





The type of gin used can greatly affect the taste of the drink. Experiment with different gins to find your favorite.


The ratio of gin to tonic can be adjusted to suit personal preferences.

Tonic water can be substituted with flavored tonic waters, such as cucumber or grapefruit tonic, to add a different flavor to the drink.



The gin and tonic is a classic cocktail that is simple to make, yet delicious and refreshing. With only a few ingredients and tools needed, anyone can make this drink at home. The combination of gin and tonic water creates a well-balanced flavor, with the tonic water providing a slightly bitter taste and the gin adding a botanical flavor. The lime wedge garnish adds a touch of citrus and freshness to the drink. Whether you're enjoying it at home or at a bar, the gin and tonic is a timeless drink that will never go out of style.