Thomas Henry Bitter Lemon 200ml
Where the sharp, zingy notes of citrus meet the mild bitterness of quinine. Cheers!
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Thomas Henry Bitter Lemon
This is an excellent refreshing premium mixer, containing extra quinine and boasts just the right balance of bitterness, acidity, and sweetness. The aroma is of powerful lemon, and a hint of lime.
Thomas Henry Bitter Lemon is one of the classic mixers par excellence and the ideal basis for numerous drinks with spirits of various kinds.
Similar to Tonic Water, Bitter Lemon was also created as a malaria protection in the 19th century: in colonial Africa, water, lemon juice and quinine were mixed into a drink that not only protected against the disease but also happened to be refreshingly pleasant. This is why in the English speaking world, Bitter Lemon it is often referred to as Lemon Tonic. In South Africa the mixer is also known as Dry Lemon.
Good to know.... the typical milky cloudy colour is quite normal, and is caused by the juice of the lemon
This is a really good alternative to tonic with a London Dry Gin, which then adds addional citrus notes