2 Refreshing G&T Ideas

Grapefruit G&T

 

Makes 2

 

For the Salt Rimmed Glass:

 

Ingredients 

 

¼ cup sea salt flakes

1 grapefruit wedge

 

Method

 

1. Crush the salt flakes and add to a small bowl. 

 

2. Run a grapefruit wedge over the rim of two cocktail glasses.

 

3. Dip the rim of the cocktail glasses into the salt and set aside.

 

For the Grapefruit G&T

 

Ingredients 

 

3 Grapefruits, scrubbed clean

½ cup sugar

2 tbsp lemon juice

2 cups crushed ice

2 shots gin

1 bottle Schweppes Pink Floral Tonic Water 330ml

Fresh mint, to garnish

 

Method 

 

1. Zest 1 grapefruit.

 

2. Combine the zest of 1 and juice of 2 grapefruits with the sugar and lemon juice in a small pot. Bring to the boil and allow to simmer for 3-5 minutes until the sugar is melted. 

 

3. Remove the pot from the heat and allow to cool. Strain into a cup and refrigerate.

 

4. Thinly slice the third grapefruit. Arrange 2-3 slices along the inside of each grapefruit-salt-rimmed-cocktail-glass.

 

5. Add 2 tbsp of the grapefruit syrup to each glass. Top with a shot of gin. Divide the crushed ice between the two glasses.

 

6. Top with the Schweppes Pink Floral Tonic Water. Garnish with a fresh mint leaf and ENJOY! 

 

Cucumber G&T

 

Makes 2

 

For the Salt Rimmed Glass:

 

Ingredients 

 

¼ cup sea salt flakes

1 grapefruit wedge

1 chunk of cucumber 

 

Recipe

 

1. Crush the salt flakes and add to a small bowl. 

 

2. Run a cucumber chunk over two separate glasses.

 

3. Dip the rim of the cocktail glasses into the salt and set aside.

 

For the Cucumber G&T:

 

Ingredients 

 

1 cucumber, scrubbed clean

½ cup sugar

½ cup water 

2 cups crushed ice

2 shots gin

1 bottle Schweppes Cucumber Flavoured Tonic Water 330ml

Fresh rosemary, to garnish

 

Method: 

 

1. Use a vegetable peeler to carefully slice the cucumber lengthways into long, thin ribbons. Set aside 4 ribbons.

 

2. Combine the remaining cucumber ribbons with the sugar and water in a small pot. Bring to the boil and allow to simmer for 3-5 minutes until all the sugar is melted. 

 

3. Remove the pot from the heat and allow to cool. Strain into a cup and refrigerate.

 

4. Add 2 cucumber ribbons to each cucumber-salt-rimmed-cocktail-glass.

 

5. Add 2 tbsp of the cucumber syrup to each glass. Top with a shot of gin. Divide the crushed ice between the two glasses.

 

6. Top with the Schweppes Cucumber Flavoured Tonic Water. Garnish with a sprig of fresh rosemary and ENJOY!

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