When life gives you Summer, you better have G&Ts at the ready!
Introduced by the army of the British East India Company in India, Gin & Tonic is the perfect drink for when the weather’s hot and the sun is shining.
Zesty, refreshing and -most importantly- super easy to make, which is just as well, because in that heat, the least there is between you and a cold drink, the better.
G&Ts are the ultimate no-sweat cocktail -1 part gin to 3 parts tonic (better measure to taste), with a squeeze of lime for good measure (and extra freshness).
It’s the perfect drink to make for one or a crowd – just make it in a pitcher, pour over ice and go wild with the garnishes.
From the classic citrus twists and wedges, to delicate edible flowers, cucumber ribbons ‘a la Hendrick’s’, fresh herbs a little sprinkle of cracked black pepper…
That’s where the magic of the humble G&T truly is – it’s so simple, yet there are so many possibilities.
That said, I can’t ima-gin any better version than the pink gin and tonic below!
Want to brush up on your botanicals? Besides its limited-edition Taste of Summer cocktail menu (including the above Pink Gin and Tonic recipe under the lovely name of ‘Lavender Vida Loca’) , Drake & Morgan is offering a series of complimentary mixology masterclasses at selected bars & restaurants across London.
The ultimate chance to learn the tricks of the trade whilst sipping on classic and contemporary creations!
Masterclasses will run from 6-8pm according to the following calendar:
31st May – The Happenstance – Ocho Tequila with Jesse Estes
7th June – C&B devonshire Terrace – Gobernador Pisco with Chris Dennis
14th June – The Otherist – QuiQuiRiQui Mescal with Melanie Symonds
21st June – C&B Lime Street – Gin Mare with Sarah Moorhead
28th June – The Refinery CityPoint – Capucana Cachaca with Tom Blay
5th July – The Happennstance – Ocho Tequila & QuiQuiRiQui Mescal with Tom Blay
19th July – C&B Devonshire Terrace – Campari with Joseph St Clair Ford
To book your place, please email firstname.lastname@example.org & let the good time be-gin!