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White Port and Tonic

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

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. 

Photo Credit - Wegmans Stores

 

Vodka and Tonic

Vodka and Tonic

Simple and Delicious!

2 oz High Quality Vodka

4 oz Top Note Classic Tonic

Lime or Lemon Wedge

Pour over ice and enjoy in your glass of choice!

Amaro and Tonic - Inspired by Ca' Lucchenzo, Wauwatosa, WI

Amaro and Tonic - Inspired by Ca' Lucchenzo, Wauwatosa, WI

1.5 - 2 oz Amaro (We like Cardamaro, Bonal, or Cynar)

4 oz Top Note Classic Tonic (Or try the Indian Tonic if you prefer with Cardamaro)

Ice 

Garnish with an Orange or Lemon Peel

Rum and Tonic

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

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.

 

Americano Cocktail

Americano Cocktail

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

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

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.

Gin and Tonic - Classic

Gin and Tonic - Classic

1.5 oz London Dry Gin

3 - 4 oz Top Note Classic Tonic

1/8 oz Lime Juice (Or a quarter lime squeeze)

Lime Garnish

The Toki Highball - Soho House, Chicago IL

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

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