How to Make a Classic Gin and Tonic

If you're an old-school kind of cat who appreciates a well-made classic cocktail, this gin and tonic recipe is for you! Seriously, it's simplicity at its finest.

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Things You'll Need

  • Cocktail glass
  • Ice
  • 2 ounces gin
  • 4 ounces tonic water
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lime juice
  • Lime wedge (for garnish)

Step 1

Fill a cocktail glass with ice.

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Step 2

Pour in 2 ounces of gin.

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Step 3

Pour in 4 ounces of tonic water.

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Step 4

Pour in 1 tablespoon of freshly squeezed lime juice.

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Step 5

Garnish with a lime wedge.

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