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VODKA TONIC
Vodka Tonic
BARTENDER OMAR YEEFOON
TREND RECREATING CLASSICS
Homemade tonic syrup brings extravagance and craftsmanship to this otherwise simple cocktail.
INGREDIENTS
  • 1 1/2 parts Stoli®
  • 3/4 part house-made tonic syrup (see recipe*)
  • 1/2 part fresh lime juice
  • 3 parts club soda
  • 2 to 3 fresh cucumber slices
PREPARATION
Combine Stoli, tonic syrup and fresh lime juice in a shaker with ice. Shake and strain into an ice-filled Collins glass. Top with club soda. Garnish with cucumber slices.
*FOR TONIC SYRUP
INGREDIENTS
  • 4 cups water
  • 2 1/4 cups sugar
  • 1 cup chopped lemongrass
  • 1/4 cup powdered cinchona bark
  • 5 whole kaffir lime leaves
  • 1 orange, zest and juice of
  • 1 lemon, zest and juice of
  • 1 lime, zest and juice of
  • 1 grapefuit, zest of
  • 1 tsp. whole allspice berries
  • 1 tsp. Szechuan peppercorn
  • 1/4 cup citric acid
  • 1/4 tsp. kosher salt
PREPARATION
Combine all ingredients in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil over high heat. Once mixture starts to boil, reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 20 minutes. Remove from heat and allow to cool. Strain through a coffee filter, or French coffee press for speed, multiple times as desired. Once you’re satisfied with the clarity of your mix, return it to the stovetop over low heat. Add 3/4 cup of sugar to each cup of the warm mixture, stir until sugar is dissolved. Allow to cool before using.

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