The Best Gin Mixers That Are Not Tonic

It’s hard to think about gin without tonic, right?  It’s like bread without butter or brandy without coke. There are, however, multiple ways to enjoy a gin-based drink without tonic water.

Here’s what we recommend…

Dry Lemon

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Lemony and slightly bitter, Dry Lemon has a bit of a tang which compliment gin perfectly.

Elderflower Cordial 

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Pour a shot of gin into a tall glass, add the elderflower cordial topped with soda and you’ll have yourself a gorgeous summery beverage.

Ginger Ale

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Ginger Ale adds a little sweetness and spice to the spirit. Zhuzh things up with a splash of lime cordial or a fresh wedge.

Tomato Juice

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Swap the spirit in a traditional Bloody Mary to gin and you’ll have a Red Snapper. Spicy, refreshing, delicious and an excellent choice for hair of the dog.

Kombucha

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A healthy cocktail? That’s something we all can get behind! The tart, fruity liquid comes in a variety of flavors, so you can ditch all those high-sugar juices for kombucha. What’s more,  it’s actually really beneficial for gut health because it contains live bacteria.