Tom Collins

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Added: 4th June 2020

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The Tom Collins is a classic cocktail that has been around since the mid-19th century. The origins of the drink are uncertain, but it is believed to have been named after a bartender named Tom Collins who was known for making the drink at the bars he worked at. The traditional recipe for a Tom Collins includes gin, lemon juice, sugar, and carbonated water, which is typically served in a tall, chilled glass and garnished with a lemon wheel. The Tom Collins became a popular cocktail in the United States during the late 19th century and early 20th century and it was one of the most popular mixed drinks of the era. Variations of the drink include using different types of gin or replacing the sugar with other sweeteners. The Tom Collins is still enjoyed today and remains a classic cocktail that is popular among many.
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