Tom Collins

In search of refreshment? Have a Tom Collins: 2 ounces gin 1 ounce fresh lemon juice 1 ounce simple syrup Soda water Combine all except soda water in an iced cocktail shaker. Shake and strain into a highball or collins…

White Lady

Gin and lemon meet again in the White Lady: 1.50 ounces gin 0.75 ounce Cointreau 0.75 ounce fresh lemon juice Combine in an iced cocktail shaker. Shake, and strain into a cocktail glass. I was first introduced to the White…

The Gimlet

A confusing drink is The Gimlet: 2.5 ounces gin or vodka 0.5 ounce Rose’s Lime Juice Cordial 0.5 ounce fresh lime juice Combine in an iced cocktail shaker. Shake and strain into a cocktail glass. I say confusing, because in…

Last Word

One of my favorites, it’s the Last Word: 0.75 ounce Beefeater London Dry Gin 0.75 ounce Green Chartreuse 0.75 ounce Luxardo Maraschino Liqueur 0.75 ounce lime juice Shake all ingredients with ice, then strain into a coupe. No garnish. This…