Premier Tonic Water is an inexpensive store brand tonic water found in Scandinavia. It’s sweetened with sugar and comes in fairly large sizes. Ideal for parties or people who drink a lot of tonic. Tonic indeed!
Hint of lemon and citric acid on the nose. There’s some very fat bubbles evident in the glass upon pouring.
Premier Tonic Water has a short lived carbonation. The bubbles dissipate nearly immediately!
The flavor turns to a subtle citrus tang before abruptly terminating. Then the quinine kicks in. It’s a full stop. Then it starts again.
It’s a peculiar effect and Premier Tonic Water’s flavor profile is odd— even for a supermarket tonic.
With gin there’s nary enough fizz to help it taste like anything more than a watered down gin. And there’s just not enough quinine flavor to Premier Tonic Water to bring it together. In a single word, it’s underwhelming, even at the price point.
Plastic bottle tonic waters are not a guarantee of quality. But I think in a world where you can get a tonic water like Schweppes at nearly the same price point, premier tonic water is hard to recommend.
I’d recommend checking out other options.