Food & Wine Limoncello Collins

Food & Wine Limoncello Collins

Food & Wine Limoncello Collins

  • gin
  • food_wine
  • Level: Medium
  • Prep: 5 min
The Collins was most likely named after 19th-century bartender John Collins of London's Limmer's Hotel. The Tom Collins was originally made with Old Tom, a sweet style of gin that's extremely hard to find today.

format_list_bulletedIngredients

  • 16 oz Limoncello (lemon-flavored liqueur)
  • 12 oz Gin
  • 8 oz Fresh lemon juice
  • 24 paper-thin Lemon slices
  • 16 oz chilled Club soda
  • 8 Mint sprigs

Tools

  • Pitcher
  • Collins glass

How to Mix

  1. In a pitcher, combine the limoncello, gin and lemon juice
  2. Cover and refrigerate until chilled, at least 2 hours
  3. Press 3 thin lemon slices against the inside of each of the 8 Collins glasses
  4. Add ice to the glasses
  5. Stir the limoncello mixture and pour it into the glasses
  6. Stir 2 oz of club soda into each drink
  7. Garnish with a mint sprig
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