Vodka Tonic

Vodka tonic is an easy to make drink refreshing mixed drink to unwind with at the end of the day. Whereas a gin and tonic rely on the flavours of the gin botanicals this vodka cocktail is very clean with a hint of botanical sweetness coming from the thyme syrup. Minimal flavour means the tonic water gets to shine against the tart snap of lime and hint of herbaciousness.

This mixed drink is built up in a tall glass filled with ice. The tonics quinine gives the drink it’s dry bittersweet profile that is surprisingly refreshing. The perfect accompaniment to meals because you can taste the food without interference or distraction from the alcohol. and it doubles as a palate cleanser.


  • 60 ml vodka
  • 1/2 lime juiced (10ml)
  • 10 ml Lime simple syrup
  • 150 ml tonic water
  • use other half of lime to make wheels or wedges
  • Sprig of thyme


  1. Fill a highball glass with ice
  2. Add vodka lime juice and thyme syrup
  3. Fill with tonic water and stir with bar spoon
  4. Add lime wedge into drink
  5. Garnish with lime wedge and sprig of thyme

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