Royal Gin and Tonic

Traditional gin and tonic gets the royal treatment with the addition of Champagne to each serving. Garnish Royal Gin and Tonic with skewered lime wedges.

Yield:

Makes 4 drinks (serving size: 1 drink)

Nutritional Information

Calories 308
Fat 0.0 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 0.0 g
Carbohydrate 12 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 15 mg
Calcium 1 mg

Ingredients

4 lime wedges
1 1/3 cups gin
2 cups tonic water
4 cups ice cubes
1 cup Champagne
Skewered lime wedges

Preparation

Place 4 glasses in the freezer to chill. Before serving, rub the inside of each glass with a lime wedge. For each drink, pour 1/3 cup gin, 1/2 cup tonic water, and 1 cup ice cubes in a martini shaker. Shake once or twice. Strain into a glass just until the liquid is about 2 inches below the brim (do not overfill). Top each cocktail with 1/4 cup Champagne. Serve immediately with skewered lime wedges.

Note:

Cat Cora,

December 2011