Strangely enough, my winter bev of choice has been a vodka tonic. It’s a simple drink, so I didn’t think there was much room for creativity. Then I stumbled upon this recipe for homemade tonic water. The basis of the recipe is boiling down the flavors (allspice, citrus, lemongrass, etc) into a syrup, which you then carbonate. The only thing I’m missing to make it is a soda siphon/maker. Once I get one I’ll try it!
Photo credit: Jeffrey Morgenthaler