Lemon Twist Gin and Tonic

Time 5 minutes
Yields Makes 1 drink
Lemon Twist Gin and Tonic
(Genevieve Ko / Los Angeles Times)

Fill a glass with ice and swirl to chill the glass. Dump out the ice. Use a vegetable peeler to remove one 5-inch long strip of zest. Twist and squeeze the zest over the glass, then rub it around its rim. Reserve the lemon zest.


Fill the glass two-thirds with ice, then add the gin. Pour in the tonic along a spoon, then stir twice. Add the reserved zest and serve immediately.

Look for Fever Tree tonics in specialty stores or online.