Rosewater Gin and Tonic

This is a simple twist on a classic cocktail. We love the combination of rosewater and fresh strawberry. You can add a squeeze of lime juice[, too, for a more familiar flavor. Look for edible dried rose petals in specialty food stores or online.]

Total Time:
5 min
Prep:
5 min

Yield:
1 cocktail
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 1 teaspoon dried edible rose petals
  • 6 ounces tonic water
  • 1 1/2 ounces good-quality gin
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon rosewater
  • 1 strawberry, for garnish
Directions
  • Drop 1/2 teaspoon of the rose petals into a highball or Collins glass, fill the glass with ice, then add the remaining 1/2 teaspoon rose petals. Pour in the tonic water, then the gin, then the rosewater, and top off with a bit more ice. Make a slice in the strawberry from the pointed end almost to the root, and balance the strawberry on the rim of the glass.

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