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Limoncello Collins

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