Liquid Inspiration: Tom Collins Attacked By Bees

Even your muse needs refreshment.

I've been experimenting with Collective Arts Rhubarb & Hibiscus Gin, doing basic cocktails to see what best showcases the flowery and vegetal flavors. For the record, I thoroughly enjoyed a mean martini with this and Gallo Dry Vermouth.

On my short list of classic cocktails for the occasion were the 'Bee's Knees' and a 'Tom Collins'. Seeing the two were about 90% similar, I made one and turned it into the other. Hence, 'Tom Collins Attacked By Bees'.


My Take:

  • 2 oz Gin

  • 3/4 oz Lemon Juice

  • 3/4 oz Honey Syrup

  • Soda Water

  • Garnish with a Lemon Slice

Shake the gin, lemon, and honey syrup with ice and top with Soda Water.

To make the honey syrup, take a 1/4 oz of honey in a shot glass and stir in 1/2 oz water until fully incorporated.


Delightful during the summer.

 

*The Minimum Drinking Age in the US is 21*

*Always Drink Responsibly*



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