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December 18, 2009

So I got some Q Tonic in the mail ...

q tonicLast week, when I wrote about artisanal Q Tonic (made with hand-picked quinine from the Peruvian Andes and the hopes and dreams of small children), the company's founder, Jordan Silbert, offered to send me some.

I've never met Silbert in person, but I imagine him as a mustachioed fellow with a top hat and cane, standing on a stage with a case of Q Tonic.

"It makes you younger, stronger and faster! No ailment stands a chance if you ingest Q Tonic. Guaranteed to cure consumption, gout, typhoid, scarlet fever, water on the knee (operation!), writer's cramp and plague." 

With that kind of pitch, who could refuse the call of Q Tonic? ...

Hee hee.

Q Tonic comes in cute little glass bottles -- much snazzier than the big plastic jugs of Schweppes tonic I'm used to.

I'm ready for the taste test. I'm up for the challenge.

Bring it on!

(Photo courtesy of Q Tonic)

 


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Posted by Sam Sessa at 8:37 AM | | Comments (7)
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Gin & Tonics at 9:30 AM? It's aggressive, but I like the pre-blizzard drinking.

Aaaaaaah delicious. You can really taste the hopes and dreams!

Also heard it cures dropsy,The grippe, Scofula, The vapors, Jungle rot, Dandy fever, Poor man's gout, Housemaid's knee, Climatic poopow, The staggers, and Dum-dum fever. Impressive list.

I think a blind folded taste test on video is in order.

Q Tonic versus that stuff in a plastic bottle.

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Erik Maza is a features reporter at the Baltimore Sun. He writes for several sections of the Sun paper and contributes weekly columns on music and nightlife. He also writes and edits the Midnight Sun blog. He often covers entertainment, business, and the business of entertainment. Occasionally, he writes about Four Loko, The Block, the liquor board, and those who practice "simulated sex with a potted palm tree." Before The Sun, he was a reporter at the Miami New Times. He's also written for Miami magazine, the Orlando Sentinel, the Sarasota Herald Tribune and the Gainesville Sun. Got tips? Gripes? Pitches? He's reachable at erik.maza@baltsun.com. Click here to keep up with the dumb music he's listening to.

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