Cocktail Recipe: Holiday Gin & Tonic

This Holiday Gin & Tonic puts a festive Christmas spin on the traditional cocktail.

Photo by Elizabeth Gelineau

Holiday Gin & Tonic

1 ounce sloe gin
1 ounce gin
1 ounce cranberry shrub*, optional
4 dashes orange bitters
1/2 tablespoon lemon juice
1 1/2 ounces clementine juice
3 – 4 ounces good quality tonic water
sugar-frosted rosemary sprig, optional 

1. Put both the gins, cranberry shrub, bitters, lemon juice and clementine juice in a mixing glass with a handful of ice. Stir to chill. 

2. Distribute liquid evenly among all glasses (filled with ice) and top up with tonic water, to taste. Garnish with a rosemary sprig dipped in simple syrup and sprinkled with sugar. Serves 2

* Purchase cranberry shrub online or substitute grenadine for a little flavor and color.

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