Tom Collins Gin Cocktail – just do it!

Tom Collins Gin Cocktail – just do it!

‘Tarty’ Tom Collins Gin Cocktail…. just do it!

I adore Gin and this brings back wonderful memories of St Lucia and a week spent with Mr Collins ๐Ÿ˜‰  So what exactly is a Tom Collins Gin Cocktail ?

Well according to Wiki:

What is a Tom Collins Gin Cocktail? 

‘The Tom Collins  is a cocktail made from gin, lemon juice, sugar, and carbonated water.

It was first memorialized in writing in 1876 by Jerry Thomas, “the father of American mixology”, this “gin and sparkling lemonade” drink is typically served in a Collins glass over ice.  

A “Collins mix” can be bought premixed at stores and enjoyed alone (like a soft drink) or with gin.

But why exactly would you do this ๐Ÿ™‚ It is one of my most favourite drinks, have a go and enjoy.


tom collins

Gin Cocktails Lover 

And so I think you can tell I love gin.  

I’m allergic to white wine. So I miss a nice light drink to have with supper. 

So my go to is a long gin, I’ve perfected the art of the perfect G&T over the years – trust me. 

Gin has seen a massive surge in popularity in the past few years and this continues it would seem, so many different types to try :-).

I’ve always been a gin girl, think I possibly always will be.However what I am loving are all the new quirky gins out there.

I’ve tried VERY many – have you? My current favourite in Monkey47. Have you tried it? What’s your favourite gin?

If you do love gin,  I have a lot of Gin based cocktails over on my 6pm Drinkies Tab – go have a look?

Here’s another Tom Collins version – The Tame Tom Collins

It’s the baby sister to the Tom Collins I guess we could call it a Tina Collins?  

A much longer drink! The Tame Tom Collins 

More Gin Cocktails …..



One of my faves is The English Country Garden Cocktail

The English Garden


Or how about a Negroni Cocktail that’s a little bit different – Vermouth & Orange make it so delicious ๐Ÿ™‚ 

Have a look around I’m sure you’ll find lots of lovely cocktails to suit  

I have a whole cocktail category – I love a cocktail 

Drink responsibly 

Thanks Clare

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