Lillet Gin & Tonic

Lillet Gin & Tonic
Yields1 Serving
Prep Time2 mins

A crisp Gin & Tonic with floral and herbal notes from the Lillet Blanc.

 30 ml London Dry Gin
 30 ml Lillet Blanc
 120 ml tonic water
1

Add a large block of ice to a large gin balloon glass.

2

Add the gin and Lillet Blanc.

3

Gently pour the tonic into the glass with it held at a 45 degree angle.

4

Garnish with some mint and cucumber slices.

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AI generated anecdote for article length

Emily and Sarah had been friends since high school. They had been through a lot together, and they always knew they could count on each other. One Saturday afternoon, they decided to get together for drinks at their favorite bar.

When they arrived, the bartender greeted them with a smile. "What can I get for you ladies today?" he asked.

"I'll have a Lillet Gin & Tonic," Emily said.

"Me too," Sarah said.

The bartender got to work mixing their drinks. A few minutes later, he placed two glasses in front of them.

"Enjoy," he said.

Emily and Sarah raised their glasses in a toast. "To friendship," Emily said.

"To friendship," Sarah echoed.

They took a sip of their drinks.

"Mmm," Emily said. "This is delicious." I agree, Sarah said. I love the combination of gin, Lillet, and tonic water. It's so refreshing.

They continued to drink and talk. They talked about their work, their families, and their plans for the future. They laughed and cried together, just like they had done since they were teenagers.

At one point, Emily said, "I'm so grateful for you, Sarah. You're the best friend a girl could ask for." I feel the same way, Sarah said. You're always there for me, no matter what.

They raised their glasses in a toast again. "To the best friends in the world," Emily said.

"To the best friends in the world," Sarah echoed.

They finished their drinks and ordered another round. They continued to talk and laugh, enjoying each other's company.

As the afternoon went on, they started to get a little tipsy. They were even more giddy and carefree than usual. They told jokes and stories, and they danced around the bar.

At one point, Sarah said, "I'm so glad we have each other. I don't know what I would do without you." I feel the same way, Emily said.

They raised their glasses in a toast again. "To the best friends a girl could ask for," Sarah said.

"To the best friends a girl could ask for," Emily echoed.

They finished their drinks and ordered another round. They continued to talk and laugh, enjoying each other's company.

As the afternoon drew to a close, they realized that it was time to go home. They said goodbye to the bartender and hugged each other tightly.

"I had such a great time today," Emily said.

"Me too," Sarah said. "I love spending time with you." I feel the same way, Emily said.

They walked out of the bar and into the warm sunshine. They laughed and talked as they walked, savoring the last moments of their day together.

When they reached their cars, they said goodbye again.

"I'll see you next week," Emily said.

"Can't wait," Sarah said.

They got into their cars and drove away. As they drove, they thought about the amazing day they had had with their best friend. They were grateful for their friendship and for the Lillet Gin & Tonic cocktails that had helped them to celebrate it.

The next day, Emily and Sarah were both feeling a little hungover. But they were also feeling happy and content. They had had a wonderful day together, and they had strengthened their friendship even more.

Emily thought about the Lillet Gin & Tonic cocktails that they had drunk. She realized that they were more than just delicious drinks. They were a symbol of her friendship with Sarah.

She decided to make a batch of Lillet Gin & Tonics at home so that she could share them with her friend again. She gathered the ingredients and followed the recipe carefully. When she was finished, she poured the cocktails into two glasses and raised her glass in a toast.

"To friendship," she said.

She took a sip of her drink and smiled. It was perfect.

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Ingredients

 30 ml London Dry Gin
 30 ml Lillet Blanc
 120 ml tonic water

Directions

1

Add a large block of ice to a large gin balloon glass.

2

Add the gin and Lillet Blanc.

3

Gently pour the tonic into the glass with it held at a 45 degree angle.

4

Garnish with some mint and cucumber slices.

Lillet Gin & Tonic

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