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Tom Collins

The first Tom Collins recipe was written by the father of modern cocktail making, Jerry Thomas. It’s a simple mix of gin, lemon and sugar syrup, shaken over ice.


classic tom collins cocktail is tangy, sweet, and refreshing. There's a reason it's a classic! Learn to make it on

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Classic Tom Collins

This Tom Collins cocktail has been popular since the mid-nineteenth century and is a favorite among gin lovers.

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May 2 Blackberry Lemon Gin & Tonic

I will admit, I didn't set out to make a cocktail for the blog this week. I just happened to have 2 mint plants sitting around, begging to be used. And while there are many recipes that call for mint, I kept thinking about the upcoming Kentucky Derby. While a mint julep would be fun (and expected), I wanted to do something else. This is sort of a twist on a Tom Collins, using lemon instead of lime and adding tasty blackberries and mint. This takes the classic gin and tonic to a whole…