Thursday, July 31, 2014

Thirsty Thursday: Vintage Edition

Tom Collins

The Tom Collins is a Collins cocktail made from ginlemon juicesugar and carbonated water. First memorialized in writing in 1876 by "the father of American mixology"Jerry Thomas, this "gin and sparkling lemonade" drink typically is served in a Collins glass over ice. - Wikipedia

2 oz of Gin
1 oz of Lemon Juice
1 tsp of Sugar
3 oz Club Soda

Mix Gin, Lemon Juice, and Sugar in a shaker with ice.
Shake to combine.
Strain into collins glass filled with ice. 
Pour in Club Soda.
Garnish with orange slice & cherry.

Enjoy learning another vintage drink!

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