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Limoncello Collins

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tom collins is one of the most famous gin cocktails, based on lemon juice and gin. it is believed to have originated with a waiter of that name who worked at limmer’s old house , which was a popular london hotel and coffee house around 1790–1817. nonetheless, the first recipe appeared in the 1876 and was made with old tom, a lightly sweetened gin popular at that time. the result was great and vastly became a success all over the world. now, imagine that with the italian lemon liqueur limoncello – perfect for a summer evening.

ingredients:

  • 50ml chilled limoncello
  • 25ml gin
  • 15ml fresh lemon juice
  • 8 paper–thin lemon slices
  • mint sprigs
  • soda/tonic water

instructions:

  1. in a  shaker, combine the limoncello, gin and lemon juice;
  2. press 3 thin lemon slices against the inside of each collins glasses.
  3. add ice to the glasses;
  4. stir the limoncello mixture and pour it into the glasses;
  5. stir soda into each drink and garnish with a mint sprig.

serves: 1
glass: tom collins

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