Vodka tonic

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Vodka tonic
Cocktail
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TypeCocktail
Primary alcohol by volume
ServedOn the rocks; poured over ice
Standard garnishcitrus fruit, usually lime or lemon
Standard drinkware
Highball Glass (Tumbler).svg
Highball glass
Commonly used ingredients
  • One part vodka
  • One to three parts tonic water, to taste
  • Often lemon or lime juice fresh-squeezed from a wedge of fruit
PreparationMix and serve-stirred, not shaken.

A vodka tonic, commonly known as "The Gary", is an alcoholic drink made with varying proportions of vodka and tonic water. Vodka tonics are frequently garnished with a slice of lime or lemon.

One commonly used recipe is one part vodka and one part tonic water in a tumbler, often a highball glass over ice, with a generous lime wedge squeezed into it.[1]

The drink is referenced in the song "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road" by Elton John.

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