According to wikipedia: This drink is a good one but there's a variant that in my opinion is WAY better: Garnish with Cucumber spear. Adding a slice of cucumber is classic, but throw in a sprig of rosemary to take the gin’s herbal flavors to a whole new level. Comment by aldojuve on 2014-07-06 19:31:40, Added by David on 2011-02-12 16:28:36Last updated on 2011-02-12 16:32:15Status: Approved, Copyright © 2008-2018 | All Rights Reserved. Garnish with a cucumber ribbon or two and a lime wedge. Fill a highball glass with ice (I’m partial to crushed ice for this) and strain in the gin mixture. Fall Picnic Parties: Tips and Treats from the Experts - The Salonniere. However, Hann revealed if we were to add a slice of cucumber to any gin and tonic -- we’d likely not be able to tell whether it was Hendrick’s or not -- controversial. Add the St Germain, gin, and a handful of ice. Top it up with some cracked pepper (YES! [Aperitif] [Classic] [Family Gathering] [Glamour] [Happy Hour] [Refreshing] [Simple], Volume: 6.0 ozAlcohol units: 2.6 standard drinksAlcohol by volume (ABV): 15%, Times viewed: 134340Average Score: 8.9 (9 votes). How could I take my go-to cocktail up a notch? Hello guest. In a cocktail shaker, muddle the cucumber with the lime juice until it is well smooshed. Powered by WordPress. Start with a short glass and pour 1 oz Hendricks into it and drop one slice of cucumber and muddle it, squeeze a lime wedge, then top the glass with ice and add tonic water. See my Hendricks Martini for details. YOU'LL ALSO LOVE. Top off with tonic water. 1 1/2 ounces gin (Hendricks, St George, Bombay Sapphire or your favorite) 4 ounces (about) tonic water (use a good one like Fevertree) ice. Cheers! Gin was added to make it more palatable. Hendrick's Gin and Tonic. The Best Cocktails and Most Popular Mixed Drink Recipes! This cocktail was introduced by the army of the British East India Company in India. Read what others had to say about each recipe. Pour the gin over ice in a short glass over ice. Tonic water contains quinine, which was used to prevent malaria. Shake for 30 seconds of so. When it comes to gin and tonics, I love the assertive taste of Hendrick’s (and judging by our gin survey, I’m not alone). Your email address will not be published. In a cocktail shaker, muddle the cucumber with the lime juice until it is well smooshed. Shake for 30 seconds of so. I’ll admit, I drink enough g&ts in the summer to grow slightly bored with them. believe me, cracked pepper will enhance the flavors and create an amazing drink) In the 18th century, tonic water contained a large amount of quinine, which caused it to have a very bitter taste. Add the St Germain, gin, and a handful of ice. Hendrick’s is the perfect gin for this cocktail. Please log in or sign up to view your favourite cocktails, vote, comment and get suggestions! It a small batch gin (seriously small at just 450 litres) giving their master distiller greater control, and the botanical signature of carefully selected flowers, roots, fruits, and seeds complements the rose petal and cucumber infusion, resulting in a smooth gin with depth of flavour and a delicate floral aroma. A tall glass works too. The popular drink with a delicious twist! Recipe by Rita1652. 2 ... Pour Hendrick's Gin into highball glass over ice cubes and fill with tonic water; stir. Submit a Recipe Correction Advertisement.