Refreshing Yuzu Espresso Tonic

We are taking the espresso tonic to the next level! Using this Yuzu-flavoured tonic water with hints of basil brings an extra dimension to the Espresso Tonic.

Espresso Tonic in a clear glass, garnished with a dried lemon slice

The Espresso Tonic isn’t just a summer drink, but the perfect brunch companion. I love how refreshing espresso tonics can be. It’s a nice change from the usual.

Espresso Tonic in a clear glass, garnished with a dried lemon slice
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Yuzu Espresso Tonic

Surprisingly refreshing, this Yuzu Espresso Tonic is the perfect brunch espresso drink!
Prep Time5 minutes
Course: Breakfast, Brunch
Diet: Coffee
Servings: 1 serving
Author: Zainab Jabri


  • Espresso Machine
  • 12oz Low Ball Glass
  • Bar Spoon
  • Espresso Shot Glass with Spout


  • Double Espresso
  • Yuzu Tonic Water
  • Ice
  • Dried Lemon Slice
  • Lemon Juice or Water
  • Raw Sugar


  • Using a 12oz glass, brush lemon juice to the side and roll in raw sugar.
    Lemon Juice or Water, Raw Sugar
  • Add ice and fill halfway with tonic water.
    Ice, Yuzu Tonic Water
  • Pour in espresso and stir. Add extra tonic water to fill the glass.
    Double Espresso
  • Garnish with a dried lemon slice.
    Dried Lemon Slice
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