According to the manufacturer, “H2 is the smallest bio-available molecule in the universe, representing 90% of living matter. When infused in water it provides multiple benefits, including increased energy and antioxidant activity. HydroTab puts the power of molecular hydrogen in your pocket.”
Dark Corner Distillery located in Greenville, SC and HydroTab recently teamed up to make the Hydro-Gin Fizz cocktail. Featuring the distillery’s Jocassee Gin, Dark Corner has created the first-ever molecular hydrogen cocktail with its Hydro-Gin Fizz cocktail. Utilizing the new hydrogen tablet delivery system via HydroTab (as not to water down the drink), cocktail creator Harrison Han has created a playful twist off the classic Gin Fizz.
Hydrotab claims that, “benefits of molecular hydrogen can include: increased energy, improved mental clarity and even reducing the side-effects of hangovers, to name a few.”
Watch the video below to learn more.
GSN Review: We tried a tab in a glass of room temperature water to see what happened. The tabs are a dark purple and as they effervesce, there is a cloudy film that floats on top of the glass similar to an Airborne tablet. You can stir it into the glass, but there is a film that’s left on the glass. I can see why the cocktail recipe calls for an egg white, as it hides this film.
The flavor is mildly alkaline and tart, but not off-putting. This makes it ideal for any kind of classic sour cocktail. We made the recipe below and found it was fine.
Overall, I’m not sure about the health benefits, but it does make for an interesting experiment. And today, that’s always something to look out for in the world of mixology.
GSN Rating: B-
For more information go to: Hydrotab
The Hydro-Gin Fizz:
- 2 oz Jocassee Gin
- 1 oz lemon juice
- 1 oz simple syrup
- 1 egg white
- 1 oz club soda
- 2 HydroTab Tablets
Pour club soda in to glass and set aside. Add remaining ingredients to a shaker and shake vigorously for 10 or more seconds (important for emulsifying egg white). Add 3 or 4 ice cubes and shake further. Add to glass of club soda, drop in tablets and enjoy.