Quinine powder was often used in British East Africa to prevent and treat diseases, particularly malaria. Quinine was very bitter so it was mixed with soda water and sugar, thus creating tonic water. Gin was soon mixed with tonic water - Gin and Tonic was enjoyed in the afternoon, no doubt watching elephants as the sun was going down.
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