What to do? Sure it prevented malaria. But the bitter quinine medicine was tough to get down. Luckily for us, a few ingenious British officers resolved this quandary by mixing their meds with gin, sugar, and carbonated water. The gin and tonic was born. We’ve returned to the original essence of tonic water with quinine from Cinchona bark grown in its native habitat, the slopes of the Peruvian Andes.But the bitter quinine medicine was tough to get down.
Agave nectar is prized by chefs worldwide for its gently rounded sweetness. We just use a dash of organic agave, not tons of high fructose corn syrup or bleached sugar. This allows the subtleties in your spirit to shine through and makes a much more refreshing drink.
A drink stays fizzier longer when it starts with more carbonation. So we pack in as much carbonation as humanly possible, even if it means running our production line more slowly.
Gin & Tonic
Back in 1825, a few ingenious British officers improved their bitter “quinine” medicine by mixing it with soda, sugar and gin. And the gin and tonic was born.
These days you have a long list of outstanding gins to pick from. And when you use Q with your favorite, your gin and tonic will be truly spectacular.
1½ oz your favorite gin
5 oz Q Spectacular Tonic Water
Fill a highball glass with ice and add your choice of gin. Pour in the Q Spectacular Tonic Water, gently stir and garnish with a lime wedge. Enjoy!