Jeffrey writes -
I posted instructions on how to make your own tonic water for cocktails on my blog. Back before tonic (or “quinine water”) became flavorless and overly-sweetened by high-fructose corn syrup, it was a lovely rustic beverage – quinine was used to prevent malaria – consumed by the British in India.
Anyway, it’s a simple recipe and with the right gin it makes one of the best gin-and-tonics you’ve ever had. Just in time for summer!
It’s interesting to learn a bit more about the beverage. Considering the quality of store-bought versions – the “tonic” moniker didn’t make much sense until now. How to Make Your Own Tonic Water