Spicy Tonic

Ingredients

  • 2 oz gin 
  • 3-4 star anise
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 orange twist 
  • 4 oz tonic water
  • Ice 

 

Instructions

Prep your glass by chilling it! Once chilled, add the star anise and the cinnamon to your glass.  Pour your Gin and let it rest for 3 or 4 minutes and stir.

It's time to add your ice, use plenty of it, to reduce melting; this will also help enhance the flavors of your drink. 

Pour your favorite tonic, it should bubbly and cold. As you pour, keep it close to the ice. This will reduce the amount of lost gas. Now garnish with the orange this 

Let it rest! It is important to let it rest about 1 or 2 minutes before drinking so both gin and tonic absorb all the flavors of the botanicals.  

Cheers, and enjoy!