Twist On A Classic: Three Ways To Make A G&T Cocktail

Twist On A Classic: Three Ways To Make A G&T Cocktail

April 9, 2024 by

Kat Bein Kat Bein

You've worked hard all day. You deserve a highball, and when it comes to that tall glass of yay, the gin & tonic is about as classic as cocktails get.

See also: 10 Spring-Inspired Cocktail Recipes to Celebrate the Season

The recipe is in the name, but there are more than a few ways to bring a unique twist to this fan favorite. Whether you’re using flavored gin, a variety of garnishes or maybe you’re messing with the “T,” these are a few tasty tricks to make a G&T your own.

The Hendrick’s Grand Cabaret & Tonic

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Created by Hendrick’s Gin East Coast Ambassador, Erik Andersson, this cocktail is a refreshing take on the all-time classic.

Ingredients:

Directions: Build in a highball glass over ice and garnish with cucumber slices. Hendrick’s Grand Cabaret & Tonic is a fruitier variation of the classic G&T - enjoy the stone fruit notes from Grand Cabaret.

Glendalough Rose Gin & Tonic

Glendalough rose g&t

Rosy gin? So no more, we're in! This pink sip is perfect for those who want to bring a floral element to their classic cocktails.

Ingredients:

Directions: Pour 2 oz of Glendalough Rose Gin into a glass with ice. Top off with tonic water. Garnish with a slice of lime and a freshly torn and slapped sprig of mint.

Lavender Tea Cooler

nolet's gin and tea

Why not switch up your G&T by making it a G&Tea? This recipe from Nolet’s Gin is a delightful twist on the acronym, and it’s a great sip for summer in the garden or a cozy drink for colder months.

Ingredients:

  • 1½ oz. Nolet’s Silver
  • 4 oz. Earl Grey Tea (cooled)
  • 1¼ oz. Lavender honey syrup
  • ¼ Fresh Lemon juice
  • Several sprigs of fresh lavender for garnish

Directions: Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker and shake with ice. Strain into an ice-filled glass or teacup over ice. Garnish with lavender.

Looking for more delightful drinks to add a little something to your next party? Check out our favorite cocktail recipes for spring.













Twist On A Classic: Three Ways To Make A G&T Cocktail

April 9, 2024 by Kat Bein

You've worked hard all day. You deserve a highball, and when it comes to that tall glass of yay, the gin & tonic is about as classic as cocktails get.

See also: 10 Spring-Inspired Cocktail Recipes to Celebrate the Season

The recipe is in the name, but there are more than a few ways to bring a unique twist to this fan favorite. Whether you’re using flavored gin, a variety of garnishes or maybe you’re messing with the “T,” these are a few tasty tricks to make a G&T your own.

The Hendrick’s Grand Cabaret & Tonic

g-t-hendricks-

Created by Hendrick’s Gin East Coast Ambassador, Erik Andersson, this cocktail is a refreshing take on the all-time classic.

Ingredients:

Directions: Build in a highball glass over ice and garnish with cucumber slices. Hendrick’s Grand Cabaret & Tonic is a fruitier variation of the classic G&T - enjoy the stone fruit notes from Grand Cabaret.

Glendalough Rose Gin & Tonic

Glendalough rose g&t

Rosy gin? So no more, we're in! This pink sip is perfect for those who want to bring a floral element to their classic cocktails.

Ingredients:

Directions: Pour 2 oz of Glendalough Rose Gin into a glass with ice. Top off with tonic water. Garnish with a slice of lime and a freshly torn and slapped sprig of mint.

Lavender Tea Cooler

nolet's gin and tea

Why not switch up your G&T by making it a G&Tea? This recipe from Nolet’s Gin is a delightful twist on the acronym, and it’s a great sip for summer in the garden or a cozy drink for colder months.

Ingredients:

  • 1½ oz. Nolet’s Silver
  • 4 oz. Earl Grey Tea (cooled)
  • 1¼ oz. Lavender honey syrup
  • ¼ Fresh Lemon juice
  • Several sprigs of fresh lavender for garnish

Directions: Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker and shake with ice. Strain into an ice-filled glass or teacup over ice. Garnish with lavender.

Looking for more delightful drinks to add a little something to your next party? Check out our favorite cocktail recipes for spring.