Ahhh, International Gin & Tonic Day – what better excuse for gin-lovers to indulge in that refreshing and timeless combination of gin and tonic water?
The history of the G&T dates back to colonial-era India, when the British used the quinine in tonic water to fend off malaria. Adding gin made the bitter drink more palatable, of course.
Over the decades, it has grown into one of the world’s most popular and versatile cocktails.
Gin connoisseurs and cocktail aficionados celebrate International Gin & Tonic Day by exploring the wide range of gin brands now available, experimenting with various tonics, and adding unique garnishes.
Whether you prefer a classic G&T with a slice of lime or an artisanal twist with botanical infusions, International Gin & Tonic Day is a time to savor the harmony of flavors in this timeless cocktail.
So, to say ‘cheers’ to this day dedicated to this wonderful combo of gin and tonic, here’s our gin & tonic cucumber recipe. We hope you enjoy it!