Garden Gin & Tonic Recipe: A Refreshing Summer Cocktail

Garden Gin & Tonic

Garden Gin & Tonic Recipe: A Refreshing Summer Cocktail
Calories: 119kcal
Prep Time: 4 minutes
Total Time: 4 minutes
The Garden Gin & Tonic, created by veteran bartender Jamie Gordon, is the essence of summer in a glass. This refreshing cocktail combines gin, vermouth, and orange bitters, topped with tonic water and a medley of fresh garnishes, making it a perfect drink for warm weather. Here’s how to make this delightful drink.


  • 1 1/2 oz Gin
  • 1/2 oz Vermouth
  • 2 dashes Orange Bitters
  • Tonic Water to top


  • Cucumber Slice
  • Grapefruit Wheel
  • Lavender Sprig
  • Lemon Wheel
  • Strawberry


Combine the Ingredients:

  • In a goblet or wine glass filled with ice, add 1 1/2 oz of Beefeater gin, 1/2 oz of Dolin blanc vermouth, and 2 dashes of orange bitters. The combination of gin and vermouth adds depth and complexity, while the orange bitters provide a hint of citrusy spice.

Top with Tonic Water:

  • Top off the mixture with tonic water. This adds a refreshing effervescence that perfectly complements the botanical flavors of the gin and vermouth.

Garnish Generously:

  • Garnish with a slice of cucumber, a wheel of grapefruit, a sprig of lavender, a wheel of lemon, and a strawberry. These fresh garnishes not only add vibrant colors and aromas but also enhance the overall flavor profile of the drink.


  • Serve immediately and enjoy your Garden Gin & Tonic.


The Garden Gin & Tonic is a beautiful and refreshing cocktail that embodies the essence of summer. The combination of gin, vermouth, and orange bitters creates a complex and delightful base, while the assortment of fresh garnishes adds a burst of flavor and visual appeal. Perfect for outdoor gatherings, garden parties, or simply enjoying on a warm day, this cocktail is sure to impress.

Estimated Nutrition:

Calories: 119kcal (6%)Carbohydrates: 1gProtein: 0.01gSodium: 0.4mgPotassium: 1mgSugar: 0.3gIron: 0.02mg
CourseBeverage, Cocktail, Drinks
CuisineBeverage, Cocktail, Drinks
KeywordBeverage, Cocktail, Drink

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