Tonic

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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. 

Spanish G&T - Inspired by Barcelona

Spanish G&T - Inspired by Barcelona

1.5 - 2 oz  Floral or Savory Gin (Hendricks or Mahon are good)

3.5 oz Top Note Indian Tonic

Bitters

Lemon peel

3 Cucumber Wheels

Juniper Berries

Build drink in a wine goblet. Add gin, 2 droppers 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.

Variations include

Orange peel, strawberry, hibiscus flower, rosemary sprig etc. Be adventurous. Enhance the gin the way you feel most inspired!

 

 

 

 

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

https://abc7chicago.com/food/top-note-tonic-just-what-the-doctor-ordered/3268961/

Sin & Tonic - From Hotel Madrid, Milwaukee WI

Sin & Tonic - From Hotel Madrid, Milwaukee WI

  • 0.5 oz. Grapefruit Juice
  • 0.5 oz. Simple Syrup
  • 5 oz. Top Note Indian Tonic Water
  • Grapefruit Twist

Build drink in Rocks glass. Add ice. Garnish: 3 Paper thin Lime wheels inserted 3-4 Star Anise Pods. Thai Basil Sprig.

 

Lemon Celery Spritz

Lemon Celery Spritz

  • 2 – 3 oz Celery press juice
  • 3 oz Top Note Classic Tonic or Bitter Lemon Tonic
  • 2 – 3 oz Lemonade

Lemon wheel garnish

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