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Gin and Tonic

Jul 4, 2022 | Cocktails, Food Styling, Recipes

The perfect sparkler: Happy 4th from the USA to the UK!

The perfect 💥 Sparkler 🎇 for today’s celebrations- ironically, from 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 England!

Here is The White Star Tavern’s Gin & Tonic recipe which is featured in my book
The photo below shows the old Alliance Hotel on Oxford St., which is where The White Star Tavern is located today.   
📸 : White Star Tavern, Southampton, England.
Thank you 🙏 to the White Star Tavern for your beautiful photo and recipe!
Happy 4th from the USA! 🇺🇸

Gin and Tonic 

1 1/2 Tablespoons Twisted Nose Hampshire Gin
1 Mediterranean tonic water- this photo show Fever Tree‘s tonic water with floral botanicals
5 juniper berries- available through Amazon
1 sprig of lavender- I get my lavender each Spring from Winding Creek Nursery in Millbrook, Illinois (photo below) 
1 rind of grapefruit
Fill glass with ice
Add juniper berries and lavender sprig
Pour the gin over the ice and garnish to maximize flavor.
Zest the grapefruit over the whole drink just before serving.
Serve with Mediterranean Tonic on the side.
The White Star Tavern, Southampton, England

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