International Gin & Tonic Day, April 9

Q Drink Mixers will help you make this day special with their special high quality Tonic water.  What makes Q Tonic so special?

  • Q Tonic is made with real ingredients, i.e. quinine from real trees
  • Lightly sweetened with organic agave. No sugar or high fructose corn syrup
  • Made with high levels of carbonation so it does not become flat in cocktails
  • All natural and low calorie

Here are some special cocktails to help you celebrate International Gin and Tonic Day!

Pomegranate Gin & Tonic’

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Recipe by Distillery 209

2 oz No. 209 Gin

4 oz Q Tonic

20 Pomegranate Seeds

2 Sage Leaves

2 Whole Cloves

Add ingredients to a stemless wine glass over large ice cubes.

Spicy Tomato Gin & Tonic

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Image and recipe courtesy of Sumptuous living

2 oz Gin

2 oz Q Tonic Water

½ cup Yellow Cherry Tomatoes (halved)

¼ cup Hothouse Cucumber (wrapped in plastic at the market, sliced)

1 sprig Fresh Dill

1 thin slice Jalapeno

1 dash Tabasco Sauce

1 dash Worcestershire Sauce

3 dashes Celery Bitters

1 oz Fresh Lime Juice

Steak Seasoning

2 Whole Cherry Tomatoes (for garnish)

2 Cucumber Slices (for garnish)

Wet rim of glass with cut lime. Dip in steak seasoning. Place tomatoes, cucumber, dill, and lime juice in bottom of glass; muddle for 1 minute. Add Worcestershire sauce, Tabasco sauce, bitters, gin and tonic water. Fill with ice and stir gently (not to disturb rim. Garnish with cherry tomatoes and cucumber slices.

Gin & Tonic Thyme

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6 oz Q Tonic

2 oz gin

Four sprigs of thyme

Add gin to a cocktail shaker. Place three sprigs of thyme in it. Gentle muddle the thyme. Add ice and shake. Strain into an ice-filled high ball glass and garnish with a lime and sprig of thyme

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