Northern Spy Celery Tonic

[Photo: Nick Guy]

A light celery-based cocktail inspired by the gin and tonic, from Chris Ronis of Manhattan's Northern Spy. It's refreshing, bitter, and just a little tart.

About the author: Nick Guy is the accessories editor for iLounge, and covers barware and drinking accessories for The Sweethome. He is based in Buffalo, NY, and on Twitter is @thenickguy.

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Northern Spy Celery Tonic

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About This Recipe

Yield:makes 6 servings
Active time:5 minutes
Total time:5 minutes
Special equipment:juicer, strainer
This recipe appears in: Your New Favorite Brunch Drink: How to Make Northern Spy's Celery Tonic at Home


  • 18 ounces Cocchi Aperitivo Americano Bianco, chilled
  • 18 ounces Dolin dry vermouth, chilled
  • 12 ounces strained fresh juice from 10 to 12 celery stalks
  • 3 ounces strained fresh juice from 3 lemons
  • Marjoram sprigs for garnish


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    Stir Cocchi, vermouth, celery juice, and lemon juice in a pitcher. Divide between ice-filled glasses. Garnish each glass with a marjoram sprig.

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