Ruby Valentine Gin and Tonic

Recipe - Ruby Valentine Gin and tonic
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Unashamedly romantic, this is a floral pink gin and tonic cocktail uses Deep South Ruby Gin enhanced with fresh strawberries and rose petals for a delicious, great looking cocktail for that special day

The secret is to use very ripe strawberries gently crushed to release their aroma and flavour into the drink, and to pair this with your favourite flavoured tonic. 


  • 50ml Deep South Ruby Gin
  • 200ml rose, hibiscus or elderflower tonic
  • 3-4 fresh sweet strawberries, halved
  • Dried or fresh rose petals (or other edible blossoms)

To make

  1. Add cut strawberries to glass, and crush them very slightly.
  2. Add 3-4 blocks of ice.
  3. Pour in gin, and top up with your favourite flavoured tonic
  4. Garnish with a pinch of dried rose petals or float a fresh petal or two from edible flowers