Wedding Drink Friday

Lemongrass Gin and Tonic


  • 1 cup Hendricks Gin
  • 1 medium lime peel (removed with a peeler – with as little white pith as possible)
  • 2 medium lemongrass stalks trimmed and cut into 3-inch lengths
  • 1/2 medium Lime
  • Ice cubes
  • 1 1/2 ounces Lemongrass Gin
  • 3 ounces chilled tonic water
  • Lemongrass stalk, end of lime, and mint leaves for garnish (optional)


  1. Take a balloon gin glass or a tall Tom Collins glass and squeeze in the juice of half the lime
  2. Add ice cubes to fill the add in 1 1/2 ounces of the Lemongrass Gin and 3 ounces of the tonic water
  3. Garnish with an additional stalk of lemongrass a slice of lime or a few mint leaves, as desired