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Grapefruit Gin and Tonic


For the grapefruit gin:

Zest and juice of 2 grapefruits

½ cup granulated white sugar

1 liter gin

For the grapefruit gin and tonic:

1¼ ounce grapefruit gin

Tonic water

Garnish: Grapefruit wedge


  1. Infuse the grapefruit gin: Add grapefruit zest and juice to a large glass jar. Add sugar and gin and stir until sugar is dissolved. Let infuse for 48 hours. Strain gin and discard solids before bottling.
  2. Assemble the drink: To a lowball glass, add grapefruit gin and top with ice. Top with tonic water and garnish with grapefruit wedge.

From Infuse It or Lose It.