Not just the tonic

The Sorting Table Capreolus Garden Swift Tokaj aged gin

A gin that challenges the clichéd pairings.

It’s such an entwined pair that it’s one of the few drinks that comes with its own ampersand (itself the most entwining keyboard symbol) and when one thinks of a G&T (gin and tonic, if you must) the only accompaniments that come to mind are a slice of lemon, a handful of roast peanuts and, if you’re lucky, some sunshine.

But as the gin craze of the last 10 years has demonstrated, there is more to gin than a slice of lemon. There is also more to tonic and, furthermore, peanuts are as...