How to make the perfect Tom Collins
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Named after a hoax that was doing the rounds of New York in 19874, the Tom Collins has immortalised itself into one of the most iconic gin cocktails around.
How to make a Tom Collins:
- 60ml Gin
- 30ml Fresh Lemon Juice 20ml Sugar Syrup
- Combine the first three ingredients in a Collins glass with ice
- Stir and then top with Soda
- Add straws and Serve
- Garnish with an orange slice
For full details see http://www.ginfoundry.com/cocktail/tom-collins-cocktail/
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