If you’re unfamiliar with GlacierFire, their concept is based around clean Icelandic water and very low calorie tonic waters. For example, GlacierFire Indian Tonic Water comes in at a scant 2 calories per 330 mL. It is sweetened with sucralose.
Poured from the bottle, there is only a subtle citrus hint. It’s very quiet.
Sipped, the sucralose is rather intense, almost to being a bit cloying. The quinine level is surprisingly balanced though. Though the product says “high quinine” (actual number not available), the flavor is an average amount. Which I think it a strong asset of GlacierFire Indian Tonic Water; however, when I see the words “high quinine” I expect something else.
Gin and Tonic
I tried GlacierFire Indian Tonic Water with Askur Gin (also from Iceland). Juniper at the fore with a balanced and pleasant quinine flavor. The quinine doesn’t last long, but it does add a touch of bitterness on the finish.
Overall, GlacierFire Indian Tonic Water
While sucralose as a sweetener is among my least favorite, I know it has a lot of fans in the gin and tonic community. Of all of the offerings in GlacierFire’s low calorie lineup, the Indian Tonic is the most successful.