Q Tonic Water, Spectacular
Real ingredients. Less sweet. Nothing artificial. Non GMO Project verified. nongmoproject.org. Great spirits deserve spectacular tonic water. After a night in a Brooklyn backyard with great friends, good gin, and lousy tonic water, I spent years making a spectacular tonic water. I started in my kitchen with real quinine just like when tonic water was invented back in 1825. Then lightly sweetened it with agave nectar rather than loads of high fructose corn syrup so it complements rather than masks the subtleties of a good gin, vodka, or rum. Clean and crisp, with many fewer calories than the big guys, Q tonic is a perfect match for great spirits. It will make your drink spectacular. Enjoy. - Jordan, Founder. Imagine your favorite drink even better. A gin and tonic is mostly tonic. You love your favorite gin. Your tonic water should be just as great. Quinine. Agave. Learn more at QDrinks.com. It began in 1638, when the countess of chinchon fell violently ill. Her husband, the Spanish Viceroy in Peru, begged the local Incas for an antidote. The Incas graciously gave her a potion from the ground bark of the native quinquina tree. Days later she was cured. In her honor, the Spanish renamed the Peruvian tree the cinchona tree. 200 years later, a few ingenious British officers in the Indian army improved the bitter quinine medicine by mixing it with soda, sugar, and gin. The original gin and tonic was born.