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Coffee & Amaro Tonic

Coffee & Amaro Tonic

Our Indian Tonic Water is the perfect match for both coffee and amaro, so why not combine them into one deliciously low-proof cocktail? Customize the recipe by using your favorite coffee and amaro - so many combinations to try! Here’s a few suggestions to get you started:

  • Dark Roast Espresso Blend & Amaro Montenegro: smoky, chocolatey, sweet vanilla

  • Medium Roast Cold Brew Blend & Amaro Nardini: minty, chocolatey, smooth

  • Light Roast Ethiopian Coffee & Zucca: fruity, floral, bright

  • Chicory Coffee & Averna: nutty, herbaceous, licorice

Coffee & Amaro Tonic Recipe:

2 oz Cold Brew Coffee or Espresso

1 oz Italian Amaro

3 oz Top Note Indian Tonic Water

Garnish: Orange Wedge

Add Tonic Water and Amaro to an ice-filled glass, then slowly pour in coffee. Garnish and enjoy.

Spiked Coffee Tonic

Spiked Coffee Tonic

Can’t decide between coffee or a cocktail? Now you can have both! Any spirit will work fabulously in this recipe: try clear spirits like blanco tequila, pisco, and white rum for a lighter, fruitier cocktail and dark spirits like reposado tequila, whiskey, and aged rum for a smooth and smoky cocktail.

Spiked Coffee Tonic Recipe:

2 oz Spirit of Choice

2 oz Cold Brew Coffee or Espresso

.5 oz Simple Syrup, optional

2 oz Top Note Indian Tonic Water

Add Tonic Water, syrup and spirit of choice to an ice-filled glass, then slowly pour in coffee. Garnish if desired.

Evan Knutson’s Gin & Tonic

Evan Knutson’s Gin & Tonic

Sage and citrus are married together with a host of complimentary botanicals in this creative take on the classic Gin & Tonic.

Be sure to check out our Q&A with Evan and follow him on Instagram for more cocktail inspiration.

Image credit: Evan Knutson

 

Evan Knutson’s Gin & Tonic Recipe:

1.5 oz sage-infused Death’s Door Gin

2 dashes Bittercube orange bitters

Top Note Indian Tonic Water, to top

Garnish: expressed orange peel (flamed, if desired)

Stir all ingredients together in an ice-filled rocks glass and garnish.

Matcha Tonic

Matcha Tonic

All aboard the matcha train!

If you’re new to matcha, this recipe is a great place to start! Think of it like a sparkling Arnold Palmer made with green tea instead of black.

If you’re already an avid matcha fan but haven’t tried it in a carbonated drink yet, prepare to be wowed!

Matcha Tonic Recipe:

1 tsp matcha powder

2 oz hot water

1 oz simple syrup

1 oz lemon juice

2 oz Top Note Indian Tonic Water

Garnish: fresh lemon slice

Whisk the matcha, simple syrup and hot water together until frothy. Set aside for a moment while you fill a glass with ice, lemon juice and Indian Tonic. Top with the matcha mixture, stir, and garnish.

Maple Hibiscus Spritz

Maple Hibiscus Spritz

Have you experimented with shrubs?

Shrubs are made from vinegar, fruits and sugar and can be sipped on their own or used in a variety of recipes. Their bright acidity and complex sweetness are perfect for mixing into unique and exciting zero-proof drinks.

Maple Hibiscus Spritz Recipe:

.75 oz lime juice

.5 oz simple syrup

1 oz Siren Shrub Co. Maple Ginger Shrub

4 oz Top Note Indian Tonic Water

Garnish: fresh or dehydrated citrus

Stir all ingredients together in a glass filled with hibiscus tea ice cubes and garnish.

Hibiscus Tea Ice Cubes: Brew a batch of hibiscus tea and let cool to room temperature. Pour the tea into an ice cube tray and place the tray in the freezer until fully frozen.

Seedlip's Garden & Tonic

Seedlip's Garden & Tonic

Thanks to innovative companies like Seedlip, zero-proof brand are finding their rightful place among the world of craft spirits.

Seedlip's Garden & Tonic Recipe:

1.75 oz Seedlip Garden 108

4.25 oz Top Note Indian Tonic Water

Garnish: fresh cucumber, lemon peel, and rosemary

Stir ingredients together with ice and garnish.

Ventian Mask

Ventian Mask

If you're in the mood for a lighter and brighter after-dinner drink, try an Amaro Tonic. Popular in Venice where the heat and the close quarters of summer tourists can be overwhelming, we decided to name this one the Venetian Mask.

Venetian Mask Recipe:

1.75 oz amaro*

3-4 oz Top Note Indian Tonic Water

Stir ingredients together in a Collins glass or Copa de Balon and garnish.

*We especially like Cardamaro or Amaro Nonino, but any amaro will do! Take the opportunity to highlight the flavors of your chosen amaro with your garnish.

Pisco & Tonic

Pisco & Tonic

Pisco, a distilled grape brandy from South America, makes for an excellent match against the heat of summer.

Pisco & Tonic Recipe:

1.5 oz Catan Pisco

3 oz Top Note Indian Tonic Water

Garnish: fresh mint and red grapes

Stir ingredients together in an ice-filled wine or Collins glass and garnish.

Spirit-Free Spritz Italiano

Spirit-Free Spritz Italiano

The spirit-free spritz! And they said it couldn't be done...

Spirit-Free Spritz Italiano Recipe:

4 oz Non-Alcoholic Bitter Aperitivo

4 oz Top Note Indian Tonic Water

2 dashes angostura bitters, optional

Garnish: grapefruit slice

Stir ingredients together in an ice-filled glass and garnish.

Spirit-Free Cucumber Basil Smash

Spirit-Free Cucumber Basil Smash

No booze necessary, this spirit-free recipe is sure to lift your spirits on a hot summer day.

Spirit-Free Cucumber Basil Smash Recipe:

4 fresh basil leaves

4 slices fresh cucumber

.5 oz lemon juice

1 sugar cube

3 dashes orange bitters, optional

6 oz Top Note Indian Tonic Water

Garnish: fresh cucumber and basil

Muddle all ingredients except Indian Tonic in a mason jar or heavy-bottomed rocks glass. Top with Indian Tonic and garnish.

White Port & Tonic

White Port & Tonic

This simple classic Portuguese apéritif is perfect for happy hour. No fancy bar tools necessary!

White Port & Tonic Recipe:

4 oz white port wine

.5 oz lemon juice

4 oz Top Note Indian Tonic or Bitter Lemon Tonic

Garnish: fresh citrus and herbs

Stir ingredients together with ice and garnish.

Rum & Tonic

Rum & Tonic

Rum & Tonic may not be as well-known as some other classic highballs, but this underdog is surprisingly delicious and can be enjoyed in a multitude of combinations. See below for our suggestions, but you do you!

Rum & Tonic Recipe:

2 oz rum*

4 oz tonic*

Garnish: fresh citrus

Stir ingredients together in an ice-filled glass and garnish.

*Rum and Tonic Pairings:

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