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Fennel, Black Pepper, and Grapefruit Gin and Tonic

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This fennel and grapefruit gin and tonic recipe is an unexpectedly delightful cocktail! This is the gin & tonic to end all gin & tonics. You'll love the unique flavor combination.

The Best Gin for Gin and Tonics

You can use a wide variety of gins for this cocktail. Our two favorite gin brands are Hendricks gin and Tanqueray gin.


gin and tonic with fennel, grapefruit, and black pepper

Grapefruit and Fennel G&T Ingredients

  • 6 ounces gin
  • 1/4 sliced fennel
  • 8 ounces chilled tonic water
  • 2 teaspoons whole black pepper
  • 2 slices grapefruit, to garnish
  • 2 slivers fennel, to garnish
  • ice

How to Make this G&T Recipe

  • Add the gin and fennel to a glass container and let gin be infused for at least 8 hours.
  • Combine 3 ounces gin, 4 ounces tonic water, 1 teaspoon peppercorns, a grapefruit slice, and a sliver of fennel in each glass.
  • Top with ice and serve immediately.
gin and tonic in a glass with grapefruit, fennel, and black peppercorns

Yield: 2 drinks

Grapefruit and Fennel Gin and Tonic

fennel and grapefruit G&T

This fennel and grapefruit gin and tonic recipe is an unexpectedly delightful cocktail!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Additional Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 6 ounces gin
  • 1/4 of a fennel bulb, sliced
  • 8 ounces chilled tonic water
  • 2 teaspoons whole black peppercorns
  • 2 slices grapefruit, to garnish
  • 2 (2-inch) slivers of fennel, to garnish
  • ice

Instructions

  1. Add the gin and sliced fennel to a glass container and infuse the gin for at least 8 hours. Discard the fennel and strain the gin.
  2. Combine 3 ounces gin, 4 ounces tonic water, 1 teaspoon peppercorns, a grapefruit slice, and a sliver of fennel in each glass. Stir to combine.
  3. Top with ice and serve immediately.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

2

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 360Total Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 45mgCarbohydrates: 42gFiber: 6gSugar: 30gProtein: 3g

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