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Gin and Tonic Cocktail Recipe

A gin and tonic cocktail can be enjoyed any time of the year. Requiring just a few ingredients, it is great served at parties or on a lazy summer evening!
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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 2
Calories: 139kcal
Author: Megan Porta


  • 1/4 cup lime juice reserve rinds
  • 4 oz gin 1 jigger=1.5 oz. shot glasss
  • 2 tbsp tonic water
  • lime wedges for garnish


  • Add to a medium pitcher: lime juice, gin and reserved lime rinds. Mix well.
  • Divide between two low-ball glasses filled with ice. Top each glass with a splash of tonic water and garnish with extra lime wedges, if desired.


The ratio of gin:tonic depends on a few factors. Consider your taste and how much gin you want to taste. Also consider the strength of the gin and how many mixers being added. Most recipes have between a 1:1 to 1:3 ratio of gin:tonic/fresh lime juice.


Calories: 139kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 4mg | Potassium: 35mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin C: 9mg
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