Gin & Tonic Inspiration

Gin and Tonic

Looking for some inspiration to mix up your regular Gin & Tonic? We challenged our Six by Six Wellington partners to create their own twist on the G&T, using our popular Classic Tonic Syrup. Now we’re sharing their exclusive custom recipes, so you can whip-up your own G&Ts at home. The essential ingredient? Our Classic Tonic syrup, delivered to your door from our online shop – order here.


Charley Noble – Blood Orange Gin & Tonic
Ingredients
45ml Blood Orange Gin
45ml Classic Tonic Syrup
10ml Sugar Syrup
Soda Water (from your Aarke machine or at-home sparkling water maker, or bottled)
Grapefruit twist garnish
Method
In a Boston tin, add gin & syrups. Shake and strain over ice, in a hi-ball glass. Top with soda water, garnish with grapefruit twist.


The Library – Swamp Thing
Ingredients
30ml Reid + Reid Wellington Gin
30ml Classic Tonic Syrup
Soda Water (from your Aarke machine or at-home sparkling water maker, or bottled)
Kaffir lime leaf, Wakame Salad and sesame crisp garnish
Method
Fill glass with ice, then add gin and syrup, and top with soda water. Garnish with Kaffir lime leaf, Wakame Salad and sesame crisp.


Pickle & Pie – Six Barrel Soda Co. G&T
Ingredients
30ml Classic Tonic Syrup
30ml Lighthouse Gin
Soda Water (from your Aarke machine or at-home sparkling water maker, or bottled)
Fresh lime, celery & cucumber garnish
Method
Fill glass with ice, then add gin and syrup, and top with soda water. Garnish with fresh lime, celery & cucumber.


Ombra – Sicilian G&T
Ingredients
30ml Malfy con Arancia
30ml Classic Tonic Syrup
Soda Water (from your Aarke machine or at-home sparkling water maker, or bottled)
Orange slice garnish
Method
Fill glass with ice, then add gin and syrup, and top with soda water. Garnish with orange slice.


Mr Go’s – Yuzu G&T
Ingredients
30ml Gin
30ml Classic Tonic Syrup
Soda Water (from your Aarke machine or at-home sparkling water maker, or bottled)
Yuzu garnish
Method
Fill glass with ice, then add gin and syrup, and top with soda water. Garnish with yuzu.


Rogue & Vagabond – G&T On Tap
Ingredients
30ml Gin
30ml Classic Tonic Syrup
Soda Water (from your Aarke machine or at-home sparkling water maker, or bottled)
Fresh lime garnish
Method
Rogue & Vagabond are making kegs of G&T using our Classic Tonic. At home simply fill glass with ice, then add gin and syrup, and top with soda water. Garnish with fresh lime.

Used in this recipe

Classic Tonic Syrup 500mL

$16.50
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Our Tonic Syrup is zesty and citrussy with a gentle bitterness and it’s not overly sweet. It’s made with fair-trade organic cane sugar, lemon juice, lemongrass, zest and contains quinine.
Use it for zesty G&Ts or for dry, grown-up non-alc drinks. Garnish with lemon, thyme or cucumber.

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You might like to make your syrup a bit fancy by turning it into a Soda Kit – check it out here.

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