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
- 1 glasses
- Ice cubes
- Jigger (measuring cup)
- 60 ml dry gin
- 200 ml Mediterranean Tonic Water
- 2 sprigs of rosemary
- 1 lemon zest
- 1 pinch of fleur de sel
- 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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