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RECIPES

Classic Gin + Tonic
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CLASSIC GIN + TONIC
Did you know our Bitter Orange Tonic Syrup is actually the original tonic recipe from the 19th century? Full of fresh citrus flavors this tonic is made for gin.
INGREDIENTS

30ml London Dry Gin

30ml Triffid Tonic Co. BITTER ORANGE Syrup

100ml - 150ml Soda / Sparkling Water

DIRECTIONS
Pour the gin and tonic together in a lowball glass
+ mix, pour soda water on top and lightly stir to mix.
Add ice and a wedge of lime to garnish.
CANBERRA CREME EGG
INGREDIENTS

250ml full cream milk (soy milk is a vegan alternative)

30ml Triffid Tonic Co. CHAMOMILE & EARL GREY Tonic Syrup

30ml whiskey (or Benedictine for something even smoother)

Good pinch of nutmeg

Good pinch of cinnamon

DIRECTIONS
Combine all ingredients, and use the milk frother on your coffee machine for an eggnoggy / milkshakey hot cocktail.
If you don't have a frother, heat gently on the stove and whisk. 
Bitte Orange Revolver
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BITTER ORANGE REVOLVER
Our Bitter Orange Tonic Tonic Syrup doesn't just love Gin - this complex citrus concoction combines beautifully with any whisky based cocktail. 
INGREDIENTS

50ml Bourbon or Rye Whisky

30ml Coffee Liquor

30ml Triffid Tonic Co. BITTER ORANGE Syrup

DIRECTIONS
Add the whisky, coffee liqueur and Bitter Orange Syrup to a mixing glass filled with ice, and stir until well-chilled.
Strain into a cocktail glass. Serve with orange garnish. 
ITALIAN MARGARITA
INGREDIENTS

45ml tequila 

15ml amaretto

15ml triple sec

30ml Triffid Tonic Co. BITTER ORANGE Tonic Syrup

 

Combined sugar and salt for the rim

DIRECTIONS
Combine all ingredients except the sugar/salt and lime, shake with lots of ice in a cocktail shaker.
Wedge of lime to wet the rim of a martini glass, prior to dipping in the salt/sugar. Pour cocktail mix into glass. 
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PEPPERBERRY ROYALE
A modern Australian take on a Kir Royale. Bring your prosecco up a notch. Just a dash of Tasmanian Pepperberry Tonic turns prosecco into Christmas in a glass.
INGREDIENTS

Prosecco

30ml Triffid Tonic Co. Tonic Syrup

DIRECTIONS
Just a small dash of tonic in the bottom of the glass is all that's needed. The sweetness of the tonic matches well with the dryness of a prosecco. Serve in any champagne glass. 
Pepperberry Royale
JITTERBUG SOUR
INGREDIENTS

60ml whiskey 

15ml Benedictine

30ml Triffid Tonic Co. BITTER ORANGE Tonic Syrup

15 ml Triffid Tonic Co. CHAMOMILE & EARL GREY Tonic Syrup

15ml lemon juice 

1 egg white 

DIRECTIONS

Combine with ice in a cocktail shaker, shake vigorously to foam up the egg white.

 

Pour into a lowball tumbler.

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hibiscus + ginger daiquiri
The floral tartness from our hibiscus tonic, mixed with the fire from fresh ginger adds a layer of complexity to any classic Daiquiri. 
INGREDIENTS

50ml White Rum

30ml Lime Juice

30ml Triffid Tonic Co. HIBISCUS & GINGER Syrup

DIRECTIONS
Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice, shake well. Strain into a cocktail glass + serve with lime.  
Hibiscus Ginge Daiquiri
HOT TODDY
INGREDIENTS

30ml whiskey

15ml lemon juice 

15ml Triffid Tonic Co. CHAMOMILE & EARL GREY Tonic Syrup

60ml water

5 cloves

1 stick cinnamon 

DIRECTIONS

Combine in a pot and heat gently on the stove. 

Serve hot. 

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CHAMOMILE & EARL GREY HONEY SHOT
The flower oils and nectars from our Chamomile & Earl Grey tonic syrup create a lush Milk + Honey cocktail. Perfect for a winter nightcap. 
INGREDIENTS

50ml Vodka

50ml Oat milk (or your choice of milk)

30ml Triffid Tonic Co. CHAMOMILE & EARL GREY Syrup

Dash of cinnamon

Maraschino Cherries to serve

DIRECTIONS
Add the Vodka, Oat milk, and Chamomile & Earl Grey Syrup to a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake really well and strain into a cocktail glass. Add a light dash of cinnamon, serve with Maraschino cherries. 
Chamomile Honey Shot
HELL BENT SCREAMER
INGREDIENTS

45ml gin

45ml whiskey

30ml Triffid Tonic Co. HIBISCUS & GINGER Tonic Syrup

5ml lemon juice 

DIRECTIONS

Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice.

Serve super chilled with equal amount (half and half) soda water, and a wedge of lemon.

Non-alcoholic sangria
We do this in a big punch bowl with sliced peaches, oranges and apples. We have a bottle of vodka (or whatever) next to the bowl so the alcohol is an opt-in rather than an opt out - it's amazing how many people are willing to forego!
INGREDIENTS

250ml Hibiscus and Ginger Tonic

15ml Cranberry Bitters

750ml Water

Sliced peaches, oranges and apples and some fresh mint to serve

DIRECTIONS
Mix all ingredients in a bowl together and add sliced fruit.
Serves 8
LONG ISLAND ICED TEA
The honey flavor that magically appears in our Chamomile and Earl Grey Tonic Syrup makes it perfect to add sweetness and depth to a Long Island Iced Tea. It's so smooth! Our only recommendation is to serve it in a smaller glass to avoid drinking too quickly because it's just such a lovely beverage.
INGREDIENTS

30ml plain vodka

30ml London dry or naval strength gin

30ml dry vermouth

30ml Triffid Tonic Co. CHAMOMILE & EARL GREY Tonic Syrup

Dash of fresh lemon juice

150ml soda water

DIRECTIONS

Mix all ingredients except soda water together with lots of ice in a cocktail shaker. Shake to mix and pour into either a highball glass or smaller to preference and top with soda water at a ratio of one part cocktail mix to two parts soda water on top. Serve with ice.

Serves 4

The Lady Love Fizz
Cream based cocktails don't get the recognition they deserve. This is delicate and delightful, and looks absolutely stunning at cocktail parties
INGREDIENTS

125ml Gin

12ml Cream

1 Egg White

75ml Tasmanian Pepperberry and Lemon Myrtle Tonic

5g Icing Sugar

Juice of 1/2 Lemon (1 tablespoon)

DIRECTIONS
Add all ingredients together in a coctail shaker with lots of ice cubes. Shake well for 2 minutes and strain into champagne coupes, garnish with a sliced strawberry.
Serves 4
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