The simplest of all gin-based mixed drinks, born out of necessity in colonial times, and reborn into Australian popular culture with the great gin renaissance of recent years.
“Just as you should be picky about the gin in your drink, so should you be about the tonic you mix with it. Try Fever-tree or one of the great Aussie options.”
- 45mL Four Pillars Rare Dry Gin
- 90mL good tonic water
- Fresh orange
- Add ice and gin to a short glass
- Top with tonic water
- Garnish with a wedge of orange
Different gins work best with different garnishes - try grapefruit with Spiced Negroni Gin, and kaffir lime leaf and fresh ginger with Navy Strength Gin.