Cocktails

PERFECT TOM COLLINS RECIPE

First memorialized in writing in 1876 by “the father of American mixology, Jerry Thomas, this “gin and sparkling lemonade drink is a true classic. Its name is derived from the ‘Great Tom Collins hoax of 1874′, and its popularity endures to this day.

Ingredients

100ml Soda Water
50ml Dry Gin
1/2 Lemon
2tsp Caster Sugar
Cubed Ice
A Wedge of Lemon to garnish

Instructions

Step 1 – Squeeze the lemon and add the juice in a glass with the caster sugar.

Step 2 – Stir until the sugar has dissolved.

Step 3 – Add the gin, fill the glass with ice and stir again.

Step 4 – Top up with soda water and stir carefully once more.

Step 5 – Garnish with one fresh lemon wedge.

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