Tex Collins

Difford's Guide

Ingredients

Barware

Collins glass
Measuring jigger
Bar spoon
Shaker
Strainer

Nutrition

There are approximately 352 calories in one serving of Tex Collins.
Tex Collins image

Serve in a

Collins glass

Garnish:

Lemon slice

How to make:

STIR honey with gin in base of shaker to dissolve honey. Add grapefruit juice, SHAKE with ice and strain into ice-filled glass. TOP with soda water.

2 fl oz Rutte Dry Gin
2 spoon Raw runny honey (preferably orange blossom)
2 fl oz Freshly squeezed pink grapefruit juice
Top up with Soda (club soda) or sparkling water
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Comment:

A dry, tart blend of grapefruit and gin.

About:

Adapted from a recipe in the 1949 edition of Esquire's Handbook for Hosts.

For the full story behind the origins of the Collins and its many variations see our Collins page.

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