House G&T

Our house G&T, served at Hog & Hominy in Memphis, Tn, is tangy, tart, and refreshing. It also has a unique spicy note provided by the inclusion of Angelica root. For a delicious substitution, garnish with a few fresh basil leaves.

Cinchona Black Light

A natural extract from the Bark of the Cinchona tree is found in many drinks like tonic water. It is a natural crystalline alkaloid that is sensitive to UV light and under a black light it glows blueish. The flavor is distinctly bitter, and like most bitter foods some people love it while others just don’t get the appeal. Cinchona …

Not a Gin & Tonic But Better!

A Vesper Martini – or Vesper The Vesper is the famous cocktail 007 James Bond ordered in Casino Royale and is made using Herbal Advantage Cinchona bark mixed with Lillet Blanc to make a good equivalent for Kina Lillet! This adds a nice golden color and bitterness from the bark. Shaken, not stirred… The Vesper according to Ian Fleming and …

Cinchona-Bark is looking for a better photo of a gin and tonic

Cinchona-Bark is looking for a better photo of a Gin and Tonic and the first one that we select will win one pound of Cinchona Bark postage paid to any where in the Continental United States.               To submit a photo you must email a .jpg file to us. All photos become the property of …

Make My Own Tonic Water

re-post from www.theherbalinsider.com The recipe for making tonic water at www.jeffreymorgenthaler.com calls for Cinchona powder. However, reading the blogs at that site, I see everyone is talking about all the trouble filtering out the Cinchona powder. We at Herbal Advantage sell Cinchona Powder, but we also sell Cinchona Cut. This is so much easier to filter out using a standard …