Darren Kennedy gives us his twist on the perfect gin & tonic

As part of our Malfy Cocktail Evenings in association with IMAGE, TV presenter Darren Kennedy will demonstrate how to make the perfect G&T. His secret is adding a special ingredient.

A twist on the classic G&T, this flavourful cocktail packs a bittersweet punch. 

Combining orange-infused gin and Mediterranean tonic, the drink balances citrus with bittersweet notes.

Its secret ingredient is Malfy Con Arancia, a rich and complex Italian gin infused with sun-kissed Sicilian blood oranges and Tuscan juniper.


Gin & Tonic


  • 35.5ml Malfy Con Arancia
  • 125ml Fever-tree Mediterranean Tonic
  • Italian Orange Wheel
  • Ice Cubes
  • Serve in a Copa glass


Add ice, Malfy Con Arancia and Fever-tree Mediterranean tonic in a Copa glass. Then garnish with an Italian orange wheel.

Malfy Cocktail Evenings in association with IMAGE


This recipe is part of our Malfy Cocktail Evenings in association with IMAGE, taking place every Friday from October 26 to November 20. We are asking guests to join us along with hosts writer Nadia El Ferdaoussi and influencer Cliona O'Connor as we all bring a taste of La Dolce Vita with Malfy Gin to your home.

The series is being opened and closed by TV presenter, style guru and social media influencer Darren Kennedy. If you'd like to follow along, be sure to buy your G&T ingredients and watch Darren's demo below.

Malfy Gin is for over 18s only. Please visit www.drinkaware.ie for more information on how to drink responsibly.

The full Malfy Gin range includes four variants: Malfy Originale, Malfy Con Limone, Malfy Gin Rosa and Malfy Con Arancia. For recipes and cocktail ideas visit www.malfygin.com. Malfy Gin is available in all retailers nationwide and good off licences, including O’Brien’s for a recommended retail price of €35. 


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