FROM MEDICAL DRINK TO THE KING OF FILLERS
Hot, humid and full of mosquitos: gentlemen were breaking into heavy sweat in the tropicalcolonies of the British Empire, and not infrequently they went down with malaria. Water with quinine from the bark of the cinchona tree (cinchona pubescens) helped. The drink was bitter, much more bitter than today.
In colonial India, people came up with the idea to make the healthy drink palatable with gin.
This way. The Gin & Tonic was born ! Even today, the natural quinine creates a noble bitterness delivering a mature taste experience.
FEVER TREE, Kings Road, London
Set up by Charles Rolls and Tim Warrilow in 2005 they have travelled to some of the most remote, beautiful and sometimes dangerous regions in the world to source the highest quality natural ingredients.
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 Ledgeriane located on the Rwanda / Congo border was found to be producing the purest quinine in the world.
Fever Tree use the very best quality natural spring water in rural Staffordshire with a low mineral content.
This water is very soft, thus ensuring that the Fever Tree drinks are subtle in their taste and clean in their finish, high carbonation is a vital component of mixed drink which is why Fever Tree carbonate the products to an exceptionally level.
Fever Tree are sweetened with only natural sugars.
FEVER TREE PREMIUM INDIAN TONIC WATER
If ¾ of your drink is the mixer, make sure you use the best.
Made with natural Quinine, no artificial sweeteners, flavourings or preservatives.