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Gin and tonic with Mediterranean water and rosemary

Gin and Tonic with Mediterranean Tonic Water and Rosemary

This gin and tonic combo is now almost a classic and indispensable in any bar. A mild, dry, slightly salty tonic taste that is reminiscent of a holiday by the sea and the Mediterranean touch of fresh rosemary make this recipe a refreshing and a different experience.

For an intense, slightly smoky variant in the nose, lightly flame the rosemary with a flambé burner. However, make sure that the twig does not flare up directly. So keep the flame a little away so that the herb only swells slightly. Blow out any flames.

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Gin and tonic with Mediterranean water and rosemary

Equipment

  • 1 glasses
  • Ice cubes
  • Jigger (measuring cup)

Ingredients

  • 60 ml dry gin
  • 200 ml Mediterranean Tonic Water
  • 2 sprigs of rosemary
  • 1 lemon zest
  • 1 pinch of fleur de sel

Instructions

  • Pour gin and salt into the glass.
  • Fill the glass to the brim with ice cubes and pour in Mediterranean Tonic.
  • Place lemon zest between 2 fingers and squeeze over the glasses to release the essential oils. Wipe the zest over the edges of the glass and add it to the drink.
  • Place the rosemary on the palm of your hand and clap once to release the essential oils. Put the branches on the side in the drink.

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