Gin & Tonic

Gin & Tonic
Courtesy of Antonis Achilleos

Adapted from Spice & Ice: 60 Tongue-Tingling Cocktails, by Kara Newman

2 ounces Hendrick’s Gin
6 ounces tonic water
3 spiced ice cubes (see recipe below)

Pour the gin and tonic over the spiced ice in a tall glass. Stir and serve.

Spiced Ice Cubes

1 Habanero pepper, sliced
3 cups water
3 cups sugar
8 saffron threads, crumbled

Combine all of the ingredients in a small saucepan and bring to a boil. Stir until the sugar is dissolved, about 5 minutes. Allow to cool, remove the pepper and pour into an ice cube tray. Freeze until solid.

Published on October 25, 2010