Pink Gin & Tonic

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Ingredients

Barware

Collins glass
Measuring jigger
Mixing glass
Bar spoon

Nutrition

There are approximately 169 calories in one serving of Pink Gin & Tonic.
Pink Gin & Tonic image

Serve in a

Collins glass

Garnish:

Lime slice

How to make:

POUR gin and Angostura bitters into ice-filled glass, TOP with tonic, lightly STIR and serve with straws.

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Rutte Dry Gin
3 dash Angostura Aromatic Bitters
Top up with Tonic water

Comment:

Basically a G&T with an extra pep of flavour from Angostura, this has a wider appeal than the original Pink Gin.

About:

When I [Simon Difford] sampled my first Pink Gin, made with generous dashes of Angostura I found this classic tough to appreciate, so in 2002 I added another medicinal ingredient - tonic water, also containing quinine from cinchona bark. I'm sure I wasn't the first to add Angostura to a G&T but I've not found an earlier reference to a "Pink Gin & Tonic".

A detailed history of this drink can be found on our Pink Gin cocktail page.

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