Yusho's Gin & Tonic Recipe

Yusho's Gin & Tonic Recipe

[Photograph: Roger Kamholz]

Alex Bachman's outstanding Old Tom-based Gin & Tonic features tonic syrup he makes from scratch. He's keeping the recipe under wraps for now—Yusho is all but a couple of months old, after all. Bachman recommends this recipe from Imbibe magazine, or you can use this recipe from Serious Eats.

  • Yield:makes 1 cocktail
  • Active time: 1 minute
  • Total time:1 minute


  • 1 ounce Ransom Old Tom Gin
  • 1 1/2 ounces homemade tonic syrup
  • Club soda
  • Lime wheel


  1. 1.

    Fill a 10-ounce rocks glass with ice. Add gin and tonic syrup and fill with club soda. Garnish with lime.