Looking for a Good Recipe for Homemade Tonic Water

Looking for a Good Recipe for Homemade Tonic Water

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Faith Durand
Dec 22, 2011

Q: My dad is a lover of gin and tonics and he's obsessed with that fancy (and pricey!) Q Tonic. He loves it because it's not as sweet as the grocery store brands.

Being the crafty kind of girl that I am, I want to make my old man some homemade tonic for a holiday surprise. I've got a SodaStream, but I have no idea where to find quinine, and no idea what else goes into tonic water!

Does anyone out there have a tonic water recipe? Or any suggestions where to purchase quinine?

Sent by Julia

Editor: Readers, have you ever tried homemade tonic water? This is high on my own list of things to try too, so I'd love to hear any recommendations for recipes and sources.


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