Gin And Tonic Bitter Lime
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Gin And Tonic Bitter Lime
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.66 / 5
Gin and Tonic is good, but if you like it bitter with a hint of lime, this drink is for you. Gin and Tonic is good, but if you like it bitter with a hint of lime, this drink is for you.
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Base ingredient
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Gin
Garnish
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Lime
Alcohol content
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8.28% | 2.4 units *

Lowball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Gin And Tonic Bitter Lime

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
In a glass with ice, add the gin
Add five drops of Angostura bitters and then the lime juice
Fill up with tonic water and stir
Garnish with a wedge of lime and serve

Learn more about some of the mixology terms used in this cocktail

·  Bitters  ·  Stir  ·  Garnish  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I use a different type of bitters instead of Angostura for the Gin And Tonic Bitter Lime?

Yes, you can use other types of bitters such as orange bitters or grapefruit bitters to add a different flavor profile to your Gin And Tonic Bitter Lime. Each type of bitters will bring a unique taste, so feel free to experiment.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnishes work well with a Gin And Tonic Bitter Lime?

A slice of lime or a lime wheel makes an excellent garnish for this cocktail, accentuating its citrus notes. Additionally, a sprig of fresh mint or a cucumber slice can add a refreshing aroma and taste.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Is it necessary to stir the Gin And Tonic Bitter Lime, or can it be shaken?

While the classic preparation technique for the Gin And Tonic Bitter Lime involves stirring to gently mix the ingredients without adding too much air into the drink, it can technically be shaken. However, shaking may introduce air bubbles and slightly alter the texture and appearance of the cocktail.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of the Gin And Tonic Bitter Lime compare to a standard gin and tonic?

The alcohol content of the Gin And Tonic Bitter Lime is slightly higher than a standard gin and tonic due to the addition of Angostura Bitters. A typical gin and tonic has an alcohol content around 6% to 10% based on the gin's strength and proportions used, placing this cocktail within the expected range but on the higher side due to its specific recipe.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Gin And Tonic Bitter Lime for optimal taste?

The Gin And Tonic Bitter Lime is best served in a lowball glass over ice. Ensure the tonic water is chilled and add it last to preserve its carbonation. This method keeps the cocktail cold and refreshing, enhancing its flavors.

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