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White Port and Tonic
Makes 2 drinks
1/2 cup White Port
6 - 8 oz Top Note Indian Tonic water or Bitter Lemon Soda
1/2 of a lemon squeezed
Mix all ingredients in a pitcher. Squeeze 1/2 lemon into pitcher. Stir gently and serve in rocks glass or collins glass over ice. Garnish with a lemon wedge and sprig of Thyme or Rosemary.
Pear Vodka and Tonic
Try this fall twist on Vodka and Tonic. Can also work with Gin!
1.5 oz Pear Soaked Vodka
3 - 5 oz Top Note Classic Tonic
Soak 2 Bosc Pears in a 1/2 bottle of vodka for 1 week. Strain and use for recipe. Add Pear Vodka and Top Note Classic Tonic to a rocks glass. Ice and Serve. May be garnished with a pear slice and star anise.
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Rum and Tonic
The Classic especially good with a strong barrel/vanilla nosed rum (tastes like a Rum and Cola, but better), a clean clear rum with the Bitter Lemon, and last a floral rhum agricole with Indian Tonic. have fun!
3 oz Top Note Tonic: Bitter Lemon, Indian Tonic or Classic Tonic
1.5 - 2 oz an excellent rum of choice.
Ice and stir - DONE
Add a lime if you desire.
Coffee Tonic or E&T - Inspired by Kickapoo Coffee, Milwaukee WI
Seriously - So easy! You will wonder what took you so long to do this.
4 oz Cold Brew (Choose a good one, low bitterness is key)
4 oz Top Note Indian Tonic or Classic Tonic (For Ice tea like flavor)
Start with a frothy nitro cold brew or standard in a cup with ice. Carefully pour tonic on side of ice. Quick stir. Lemon Peel or Orange garnish.
½ - 1 oz Bitter Liqueur like Campari or Cappelletti
½ - 1 oz Sweet Red Vermouth like Cocchi or Punt o Mes
4 oz Top Note Bitter Lemon Soda
Build ingredients in a highball glass except bitter liqueur. Ice. Drizzle red liqueur over ice and garnish with lemon peel twirl.
"New favorite" Tequlia and Tonic - Ray's Wine and Spirits, Wauwatosa, WI
A simple way to enjoy tequila without the calories of margarita
1.5 - 2 oz Tequila (Blanco or Reposado)
4 oz Top Note Classic Tonic
Build in a rocks glass with one large ice cube. Garnish with grapefruit wedge or lime wedge. Sip and enjoy!
Spanish G&T - Inspired by Bavette, Milwaukee WI
A new classic
1.5 - 2 oz Floral or Savory Gin (Hendricks or Mahon are good)
3.5 oz Top Note Indian Tonic
Build drink in a wine goblet. Add gin, 2 Dropperfuls Orange Bitters (Angostura), 3 Cucumber wheels, spritz 1 Lemon Peel, drop into glass, and add a few juniper berries as final garnish. Ice in Goblet, add tonic along the side of ice. Stir to disperse.
I'm not bitter, Your bitter - Hotel Madrid, Milwaukee, WI
1.5 oz. Rehorst Gin
.25 oz. Vermu de Bodegon (Or Sweet Vermouth of Your Choosing)
4 oz Top Top Note Bitter Lemon Tonic
Glass: G&T Goblet or Rocks Garnish: Mint Sprig, 2 Orange Wheels, 3 Blackberries Fill glass with Ice. Pour in Rehorst Gin, Vermouth, and top with Top Note Bitter Lemon Tonic. Garnish with 2 Orange Wheels inserted into sides of glass, a Sprig of woke Mint (Mint sprig lightly tapped on the back of your hand), and 3 Blackberries.
The Toki Highball - Soho House, Chicago IL
- 1.5 oz Choice of Toki, Yamazaki 12 year, or Yamazaki 18 year
- 3.5 oz Top Note Tonic Bitter Lemon
- 1 bar spoon Pedro Ximenez Sherry
- Grapefruit Twist
Combine ingredients in highball glass filled with ice. Give a quick stir and garnish with grapefruit twist. Featured Drink at Soho House, Chicago