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Dark shot of my brother Bob's basic gin and tonic cocktail

Bob's Basic Gin and Tonic Cocktail

This gin and tonic is easy and extra delicious!
Course Cocktails
Cuisine Cocktails
Keyword gin and tonic cocktail
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 Cocktail
Calories 184kcal


  • 2 ounces dry Gin I used Bombay Sapphire
  • .50 ounce lime juice freshly squeezed
  • 5 ounces tonic water

Tools, Garnish and Glassware


Let's Do This

  • Fill your cocktail shaker halfway with ice
  • Add gin, lime juice and cap the shaker and shake 10 times
  • Pour contents into glass and fill it up the rest of the way with tonic water
  • Squeeze the 2 lime wedges into the gin and tonic and drop the wedges into the glass
  • Sip
  • Smile
  • Sigh
  • Enjoy


Serving: 8ounces | Calories: 184kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Sodium: 30mg | Vitamin C: 4.3mg