A garden-inspired favorite, this refreshingly simple take on the gin and tonic classic is a year-round favorite. The aroma of the muddled Lemon Verbena leaves, mixed with the crisp flavor of the lime brings any gin to life. Putting a twist on a classic is always fun and adding freshly harvested herbs right from your kitchen garden surely makes this drink a little healthier, right?
Recipe Ingredients: (per serving)
- 2 oz Gin
- 1-3 Lime Wedges
- 3-4 oz Tonic Water
- 3-4 Lemon Verbena Leaves
- Fill your favorite glass with your favorite ice. (Ours is Sonic crushed ice.
- In your cocktail shaker, combine the gin, Lemon Verbena Leaves, and ice.
- Use a muddler to gently crush the Lemon Verbena leaves.
- Then squeeze the lime wedges into the mixture, and shake well.
Pour into your favorite glass. Fill the glass to the top with tonic, and garnish with a lime and Lemon Verbena leaves.