PLUM GIN & TONIC | Valentina Duracinsky: PLUM GIN & TONIC

August 7, 2014


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Plum Gin & Tonic

2.5 oz plum juice
4 oz gin
2 oz lemon juice
4-6 oz tonic water

I invited some of my best friends over this week for a dinner, a special dinner... I planned out the whole menu with the different flavors in mind. Several "main" flavors made appearances in every single course, and some were present in a couple. I love gin & tonics. I thought I didn't like gin for the longest time and then suddenly last year I started to drink gin & tonics – man! so delicious. I wanted my drinks to also "announce" the flavors to come. There was plum in the dessert I made so I started the evening with a little twist on the classic gin & tonic. It turned out delicious. I saved some of the juice from all the plums I cut up and it added a little sweetness to the drink, but nothing overpowering. 
I've never seen gin & tonics with sugar around the glass but I knew one of my friends was a bit reluctant to try the 'bitter' gin & tonic and I wanted something to cut the bitterness a bit. She drank the whole thing! 


Yelle said...

i love making cocktails with gin, it's so versatile! i will have to try this this summer, the plum sounds delicious!

Eden Simpson said...

Now that looks like a G&T I might enjoy! x

Nathan Moy said...

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Adrianna said...

Look delicious, I'm going to have to try it! xx

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