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Franklin & Sons handcrafted premium tonics and mixers

A perfect accompaniment for the most revered crafted sprits. Introduced in 1886, the Franklin brothers embarked on a mission to introduce Victorian Britain to new taste experiences using the finest natural ingredients from around the world.

130 years later their success is celebrated in today’s range which combines a unique blend of botanical flavours that create a crisp, clean and refined taste. Each variant is made from the beautiful Staffordshire spring water, which complements the flavours of each drink and allows the subtlest of flavours to carry through.

Each variant is made from the beautiful spring water sourced from Staffordshire, which complements the flavours of each drink and allows the subtlest of flavours to carry through. Franklin & Sons tonics have no preservatives, artificial colours, or sweeteners and are completely gluten free. Discover the unique blend of botanical flavours that creates the crisp, clean and refined taste found in our range of tonics.

We are delighted to announce that Franklin & Sons won 5 awards in the 2016 Great Taste Awards, the world’s most coveted blind-tasting food and drinks awards. It is recognised as the most respected accreditation scheme for artisan and speciality producers

All Franklin & Sons drinks use ONLY NATURAL FLAVOURS, extracts & colours and NEVER INCLUDE PRESERVATIVES OR SWEETENERS.

Tasting Notes

Natural Indian Tonic Water

A delicate blend of sparkling Staffordshire spring water, natural Cinchona bark extract from Ecuador and the finest British sugar. A light fizz and refreshing wash of crisp, clear tonic that is subtly bitter and carries the taste of gin in balance across the palate.

Natural Light Tonic Water

A lower calorie blend of sparkling spring water, botanicals and reduced sugar. Naturally enhances the finest vodkas and gins making a light, calorie conscious libation.

Sicilian Lemon Tonic

A unique blend of sparkling Staffordshire spring water and gently pressed lemons. Marries perfectly with sublime gins, vodkas or enjoyed on its own for stunning refreshment.

Original Ginger Ale

A wonderful blend of natural ginger flavours, root ginger extract and sparkling spring water. Perfectly partnered with rhubarb gin, dark spiced rum or with an amazing whisky.

Cloudy Apple & Yorkshire Rhubarb with Cinnamon

Perfectly balances tart rhubarb flavours and subtle cinnamon tones with the sweetness of real apple juice to deliver a uniquely refined refreshment

Sicilian Lemonade & English Elderflower with crushed Juniper

Opens with a wash of citrus balanced with a hint of juniper which subtly and gently fades to the refreshing, floral tones of elderflower.

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