Insanely Good Gin & Tonic | Cocktail Party

Insanely Good Gin & Tonic

Insanely Good Gin & Tonic with gin, Suze, lime cordial, Angostura bitters, and tonic water

The Insanely Good Gin & Tonic from Chaim Dauermann at New York’s Up & Up bar is exactly what it says on the tin – and so humble, too!

The secret ingredient is Suze, a gentian-forward yellow herbal liqueur that used to be impossible to find in the US, but is beginning to show up at fancier liquor stores. If you can’t find Suze, Strega or even yellow Chartreuse make fine substitutes.

Dauermann makes his own house lime cordial with fresh limes and Peruvian pisco, but you needn’t go to all that trouble. A well-made brand like BG Reynolds will do you well; just avoid the corn syrup swill that is Rose’s Lime Cordial.

Ingredients

Instructions

Add everything (except the tonic water) to a chilled tall glass. Fill with ice and top with tonic water. Garnish with a wheel or wedge of lime.

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