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…

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…

Tom Collins Cocktail Recipe

Tom Collins Cocktail Recipe

Making a comeback this summer! Tom Collins Cocktail Recipe : Decorating : Home & Garden Television

Today marks the start of Tales of the Cocktail, the annual summer gathering of bartenders and drinks professionals (and professional drinkers) in New Orleans. So we thought it would be a good idea …

Today marks the start of Tales of the Cocktail, the annual summer gathering of bartenders and drinks professionals (and professional drinkers) in New Orleans. So we thought it would be a good idea …

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.

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.

Lavender Collins Cocktail Recipe: A Spring Twist on the Tom Collins

Lavender Collins Cocktail Recipe: A Spring Twist on the Tom Collins (HGTV)

Lavender Collins Cocktail Recipe: A Spring Twist on the Tom Collins

Tom Collins Cocktail Recipe

Tom Collins Cocktail Recipe from Scratch

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

Classic Tom Collins

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

I am not a big drinker but when I was young I use to order this drink---I was not sure it was even still around.

I am not a big drinker but when I was young I use to order this drink---I was not sure it was even still around.

The 12 Best Low-Carb Cocktail Recipes: Low-Carb Tom Collins (or Vodka Collins)

Great Low-Carb Cocktail Recipes

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