Origins: Gin and Tonic — The Drink That Saved The British Empire

“The gin and tonic has saved more Englishmen’s lives, and minds, than all the doctors in the Empire.” — Winston Churchill

The East India Company’s European Regiment at the Battle of Cuddalore

Gin and tonic are perhaps one of the best examples of two singularly good things, made perfect when combined. Notable drinkers who enjoyed the classic…