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15 Ways to Upgrade Your Gin & Tonic to a Whole New Level

Tolani Shoneye
by Tolani Shoneye Published on June 10, 2015

Gin and tonic isn't just any refreshing boozy drink... NO! Gin and tonic is a way of life; nothing matches up to a glass of good, chilled gin, premium tonic water with ice and a slice. But if you fancy sprucing up your G&T, here are 15 ways to make gin and tonic SO MUCH BETTER (we didn't know this was possible).

When life gives you lemons... Make gin and tonic!

1. Pomegranate Gin & Tonic

Classic gin and tonic with a pomegranate splash.

Full recipe here.

2. Blood Orange Gin & Tonic

Gin and tonic with blood oranges... It includes fruit, that means it's good for you. Right?

Here's the recipe.

3. Cranberry Thyme Gin & Tonic

Tart and sweet yet SO easy to sip.

Here's how it's made.

4. Fruit-Infused Gin & Tonics

Give the classic gin and tonic recipe a twist and add some fresh fruit and herbs to the mix. It gives the cocktail a deliciously subtle flavor and looks freaking incredible.

Full recipe here.

5. Gin & Tonic Float

The upgrade of ALL upgrades. We love everything about this.

Check out the recipe.

6. Sweet Cherry Gin & Tonic

Cherry and gin are a match made in cocktail heaven.

Here's the recipe.

7. Rosewater Gin & Tonic

Looks good, tastes better.

Here's how it's done.

8. Gin & Tonic Jelly

Gin and tonic in jelly form. Do we need to say much more?

Full recipe here.

9. Coconut Gin & Tonics

Gin and tonic with coconut, this cocktail practically screams SUMMER!

Here's the recipe.

10. Cucumber & Rosemary Gin & Tonic

Add a slice of cucumber and throw in a sprig of rosemary to take the gin's herbal flavors to a whole new level.

Check out the recipe.

11. Summer Strawberry Cucumber Gin & Tonic

A fresh twist on the classic G&T.

Full recipe here.

12. Gin & Tonic Sorbet

If you love gin and tonic as a drink, you'll love this gin and tonic sorbet even more. It makes for a delicious summer treat.

Here's how it's done.

13. Strawberry Basil Gin & Tonic

Gin and tonic with balsamic vinegar soaked strawberries, topped with basil. This is so much better than you can imagine.

Full recipe here.

14. Gin & Tonic with Fresh Watermelon

The perfect cocktail to sip on while lounging on a lawn chair.

Here's the recipe.

15. Summer Cordial

Gin and tonic with sage honey syrup, a fresh cocktail to unwind on a warm summer evening.

Full recipe here.

Will you be trying any of these? Tweet us @wewomenUSA!

This article was written by Tolani Shoneye. Follow her on Twitter @tolly_t.

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