Tasting notes

My favourite sin-free sundowner.

Alice Lascelles, The Times
Pure and crystal clear.
Subtle and supportive citrus and fruit notes.
Very soft, subtle citrus and fruit notes balanced by the bitterness of the quinine.
High carbonation delivers the aromas and taste in a classic refreshing style.

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Quinine is the key ingredient, and the essential bitterness, in tonic water. The brand name Fever-Tree was chosen as it is the colloquial name for the cinchona tree, the bark of which produces quinine. After much research, a specific type of fever tree plantation (known as Cinchona ledgeriana) located on the Rwanda/Congo border, was found to be producing the purest quinine in the world. For Charles and Tim, there was no other option but to source Fever-Tree's quinine from this plantation - the only drinks company to be doing so. Read more about Tim's trip out to the Congo in the 'Latest' section.

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Unlike most mixers and soft drinks on the market today which contain saccharine or aspartame, our products contain no artificial sweeteners. In our regular products we use cane sugar and in our Refreshingly Light products we use fruit sugar. These naturally sourced sweeteners create a fuller mouth-feel with none of the cloying aftertastes associated with cheaper, artificial alternatives.

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Soft Spring Water

We use the very best quality spring water from a source in rural Staffordshire. With a low mineral content, this water is very soft, thus ensuring that our drinks are subtle in their taste and clean in their finish. High carbonation is a vital component of any mixed drink which is why we carbonate our products to an exceptionally high level. By using small, perfectly formed bubbles, we have been able to create an incredibly smooth finish to our drinks.

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Bitter Orange

Bitter orange is another key ingredient in any tonic water and can be sourced from all over the world.

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Refreshingly Light Gin & Tonic


  • Refreshingly Light Tonic Water
  • Fresh Ice
  • Gin or your choice
  • Lime


Fill the glass with fresh ice and pour over your favourite gin (we suggest one 50ml measure). Top up with Fever-tree Refreshingly Light Tonic water and garnish with a curl of lime.

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