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Jul 28, 2009 05:32 PM


I've come by a lot of tonic water. Any ways to use it other than Gin and Tonic?

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  1. Lots of cocktails use tonic water:

    ...and of course, there's the malaria prevention benefits.

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    1. Tonic and bitters.

      An almost alcohol free version of the "pink gin"

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      1. re: Harters

        I love tonic and bitters. It's my standard bar drink when I'm trying to be good about not imbibing too many cocktails. It tastes great and feels substantial.

        My other constant: tonic over ice with a generous splash of limoncello. The sweetness and citrus of the limoncello plays very well with the bitterness of the tonic.

        Also a fan of tonic and cynar over ice -- double bitterness, but super refreshing.

      2. Mount Gay rum or any similar amber rum and tonic is good too.

        1. It's not bad by itself, or with just a wedge of lime added. Less sweet than most carbonated soft drinks.

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          1. head buzz quite perplexing: applejack brandy and tonic!

            and i like the rose's lime juice idea, too.