Tex Collins

Difford's Guide




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

Serve in a

Collins glass


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 Orange blossom honey
2 fl oz Grapefruit juice (pink)
Top up with Thomas Henry Soda Water

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A dry, tart blend of grapefruit and gin.


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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