I have been so excited to make my own tonic water because I absolutely loathe the thought of drinking anything other than Fever Tree or Q Tonic ($2 a bottle -- way too expensive). My powdered quinine just came in ... look out people. Yummy tonic drinks ahead.
A Gin and Tonic at it's finest! Instead of flat and tasteless tonic water - this is the best Tonic Syrup that you mix with Soda water. I fell in love with this on a recent trip to Charleston SC while enjoying a cocktail at Hanks Seafood Restaurant.
Homemade Tonic Water for the Ultimate Gin and Tonic
I believe we’ve done the work to call this the ultimate Gin and Tonic recipe. After several attempts to make an exceptional homemade tonic syrup – including this famous recipe from Jeffrey Morgenthaler, and this one from Lottie + Doof, via Tony Cecchini and the NYTimes – Keith and I were unsatisfied. In all cases,...Read More »
At Spanish-born chef José Andrés’ U.S. restaurants, including the Washington, D.C.– and Las Vegas–based tapas bars called Jaleo, at least ten different variations on the gin and tonic are served. One of our favorites is this pretty version that’s dressed with whole pink peppercorns, citrus, and rosemary. A dry gin lets the aromatic garnishes shine.