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4 Easy-To-Make Gin And Tonic Recipes With A Twist

Gin and tonic, the quintessential cocktail, has been a beloved choice for those who appreciate the delicate dance of botanicals and bubbles. But let’s take it up a notch, shall we? We’ve got some delightful variations that add a twist to the classic G&T, making it even more exciting and refreshing. Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or just looking for a new drink to savour, these easy-to-make gin and tonic recipes with a twist will add an extra zing to your day.

All these inventive recipes make use of the famous London Dry style of gin, known for its crisp and classic flavour profile. Dry gin is celebrated for its juniper-forward character and versatility, making it the perfect canvas for crafting unique and flavourful cocktails. Its infusion of ten botanicals, including juniper, lemon peel, grains of paradise, and coriander, gives it a distinctive and harmonious flavour that pairs beautifully with a variety of mixers. So, let’s dive into these Bombay Sapphire-inspired twists on the classic gin and tonic.

4 Gin and Tonic Recipes With A Twist

1. Peppermint G&T

Peppermint G&T Recipe©Bombay Sapphire

Embrace the cool, crisp taste of peppermint with this refreshing take on the classic G&T. It’s the perfect blend of herbal and citrus notes.


  • 50 ml Bombay Sapphire or any Dry Gin of your choice
  • 40 ml Peppermint Tea
  • 60 ml Premium Tonic Water
  • Mint Sprig
  • Star Anise


  1. Fill a balloon glass with ice.
  2. Add 50 ml Bombay Sapphire and 40 ml peppermint tea.
  3. Top up with 60 ml premium tonic water.
  4. Garnish with a mint sprig and a star anise.

2. Cranberry G&T

Cranberry G&T Recipe©Bombay Sapphire

For a touch of fruity goodness, try this Cranberry G&T. It’s a vibrant, tangy twist on the classic that’s perfect for any occasion.


  • 50 ml Dry Gin of your choice
  • 30 ml Cranberry Juice
  • 70 ml Premium Tonic Water
  • A Lime Wedge


  1. Fill a balloon glass with ice.
  2. Add 50 ml dry gin of your choice.
  3. Add 30 ml cranberry juice.
  4. Top up with 70 ml premium tonic water.
  5. Garnish with a lime wedge.

3. Spiced Mule

Spiced Mule Recipe©Bombay Sapphire

Get ready for a mule kick of flavours with this Spiced Mule G&T. It’s a spicy, citrusy and bubbly delight that’ll awaken your taste buds.


  • 45 ml Dry Gin of your choice
  • 15 ml Lime Juice
  • Dashes of Aromatic Bitters
  • 30 ml Ginger Geer
  • Lime Wedge
  • Cinnamon Stick


  1. Fill a mule mug with ice.
  2. Add 45 ml light gin.
  3. Add 15 ml lime juice and a few dashes of aromatic bitters.
  4. Top up with 30 ml ginger beer.
  5. Garnish with a lime wedge and a cinnamon stick.

4. Orange and Pepper Twist

Orange and Pepper Twist Recipe©Bombay Sapphire

For those who crave an adventurous mix of flavours, the Orange and Pepper Twist is your go-to. It’s an intriguing combination of zesty orange and a peppery bite.


  • 50 ml Dry Gin of your choice
  • 100 ml Tonic Water (chilled & freshly opened)
  • 1 Orange Wedge
  • 2 Grinds of Black Pepper


  1. Squeeze an orange wedge into a balloon glass.
  2. Add two grinds of black pepper.
  3. Pour in the gin and swirl the glass to mix and infuse.
  4. Fully fill the glass with cubed ice and stir to mix and chill.
  5. Top with 100 ml of tonic water by pouring it gently down the bar spoon to retain as much effervescence as possible.
  6. Gently fold/stir with a bar spoon to combine.

There you have it, four exquisite G&T variations that are easy to make and sure to impress your taste buds and your guests. These recipes are perfect for date nights or any day when you want to elevate your cocktail experience.