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Gin and Tonic with Grapefruit and Tarragon

Gin and Tonic with Grapefruit and Tarragon

Would you like to give your gin and tonic a new touch? Then definitely try this fresh recipe. This G&T is fresh, sweet, bitter, lovely and a bit tart. A sweet Old Tom Gin combines with bitterly sweet, freshly squeezed grapefruit juice. The tarragon gives the overall composition a great new flavor component with its herbaceous notes of star anise and licorice. It is topped up with tonic water and the juice from 2 squeezed grapefruits. The end of the day can’t get any better.

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Recipe

Gin and Tonic with Grapefruit and Tarragon

Servings: 1 person

Equipment

  • Ice cubes
  • 1 stemmed glasses

Ingredients

  • 60 ml Old Tom Gin
  • 200 ml mild tonic water
  • 20 ml freshly squeezed grapefruit jucie
  • 1/4 bunch tarragon leaves

Instructions

  • Peel 4 zests from the grapefruit. Squeeze out 20 ml of grapefruit juice.
  • Pour the gin in the glass and fill it to the brim with ice cubes.
  • Add 20 ml of grapefruit juice into the glass and fill up with tonic water.
  • Hold zests between four fingers and squeeze over the drink to release the essential oils. Put the zest in the glass and stir twice with a spoon.
  • Put tarragon on the palm of your hand and clap it once to release the essential oils. Put the herb on the side in the jars.

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