Better Know a Classic: Gin and Tonic


Kumquat Gin and Tonic

2 oz of your favorite gin
3/4 oz Liber & Co. Spiced Tonic Syrup
1/4 oz Lime juice
1/4 oz Kumquat juice
Few dashes Barrel Aged Citrus bitters [Fancy Tony’s]. Any citrus bitters will work, or they can be omitted.
Combine ingredients, shake with ice. Strain into an ice filled Collins glass. Top with ~3 oz club soda. Garnish with kumquat slices.

Classic Gin and Tonic

2 oz of your favorite gin
3/4 oz Jack Rudy Tonic Classic Tonic Syrup
1/2 oz Lime Juice
Combine ingredients, shake with ice. Strain into an ice filled Collins glass. Top with ~3 oz club soda. Garnish with lime wheel.


Admittedly, I’m not going to blow any minds here. Β The Gin and Tonic is so ubiquitous, it would probably be the number one answer to “Name a drink with gin” on Family Feud. Β I’m sure there are plenty of people who don’t even consider it a cocktail, even as the recipe is right there in the name. Β Gin, tonic, and maybe some lime juice if you’re feeling crazy. Β But there are new developments in the land of G&T, and they are taking things to the next level. Continue reading

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