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Hibiscus-Tequila Cooler

Serious Eats Elana Lepkowski 2 comments

A cocktail in a pitcher means more time outside relaxing and less time inside making drinks. Hibiscus gives this tequila drink a tart and floral flavor and a gorgeous color. More


Serious Eats Nick Caruana Post a comment

Cucumber and fresh dill work wonderfully with Hendrick's gin and lime juice in this refreshing cocktail. More

Pimm's and Tonic

Serious Eats Maggie Hoffman 1 comment

This super-easy highball is great with Fever Tree tonic, though feel free to substitute your tonic of choice. More

Meet Jack Rudy Small Batch Tonic

Drinks Jed Portman 15 comments

This is Jack Rudy tonic syrup, and it has almost nothing in common with any of the watery, artificially-flavored tonics you've tried before. "When Tasting Table covered us," says creator Brooks Reitz, "I was making it out of my house. The day after the piece ran, I woke up with 400 emails in my inbox. People were saying, 'How can I get it? Tell me more. What is it?' And I freaked out." More

Blackberry Gin and Tonic

Serious Eats Kelly Carámbula 4 comments

Blackberries and lime form the backbone of this simple gin-based summer sipper. More

DIY vs. Buy: Should I Make My Own Tonic Water?

Drinks Marcia Simmons 4 comments

Tonic water has come a long way from its humble beginnings as an anti-malaria medicine. Everywhere you turn, there's an upscale bar boasting 'house-made' tonic, and some specialty tonics cost more than the liquor you'd mix them with. The simple G&T isn't so simple anymore. But did you ever consider making tonic at home? More

DIY Tonic Water

Serious Eats Marcia Simmons 9 comments

If you're unhappy with the flavor of commercial tonics and like to geek out in the kitchen, DIY tonic is a lot of fun. This basic recipe goes well with gin and is a great starting point for playing with your own unique herb and spice combinations. More

Scooped: Gin, Tonic, and Cucumber Shaved Ice

Serious Eats Ethan Frisch 5 comments

After a stressful week, you can't really beat a good old gin and tonic for a little refreshment and relaxation. How, I wondered, could we make a gin and tonic even more refreshing? The answer, of course: freeze it, scrape it, and eat it like a snow cone. More

Snapshots from Portugal: White Port and Tonic

Drinks Steen Bjørn Hanssen 4 comments

When you think of port, you may first think of the rich red fortified wine, often served after a meal. But White Port, made from white grapes, is relatively cheap and often used in punch bowls and predinner cocktails. More

Taste Test: Tonic Water

Drinks Maggie Hoffman 17 comments

Lately we've seen a lot of high end tonics on store shelves and cocktail lists, boasting natural ingredients (real cinchona bark!) and cane sugar or agave for sweetness. Sounds great, right? But how do these newer brands stack up in a blind taste test? More

Small Batch Mixers: Tom's Handcrafted Tonic

Drinks Maggie Hoffman 4 comments

The amber color of Tom's Tonic may be unsettling for those accustomed to crystal-clear G&Ts, but the flavor is earthy and rewarding, with intense citrus notes. More

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