Genever Collins

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Serve in a

Collins glass

Garnish:

Orange slice & Luxardo Maraschino cherry on stick (sail)

How to make:

SHAKE first 3 ingredients with ice & strain into ice-filled glass. TOP with soda.

2 fl oz Rutte Old Simon Genever
5/6 fl oz Lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
1/2 fl oz Sugar syrup 'rich' (2 sugar to 1 water, 65.0°Brix)
1 2/3 fl oz Thomas Henry Soda Water
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AKA:

Genever Collins or Phil Collins

Review:

The Tom Collins was originally made with genever, so this is the original Collins. However, old tom gin replaced genever on a Tom Collins, relegating genever to what has become known as the Dutch or Genever Collins.

Variant:

Variously known as the Dutch Collins or the Genever Collins, and in recent years the "Phil Collins" (not after the musician but after Philip Duff and his Old Duff Genever). There are lots of other siblings in the large Collins family:
Captain Collins - with Canadian whisky
Colonel Collins - with bourbon whiskey
Dutch Collins or Genever Collins (aka Phil Collins) - with genever/jenever/Hollands
Jack Collins - with calvados
Jock Collins or Sandy Collins - with Scotch whisky
Joe Collins or Vodka Collins - with vodka
John Collins - with London dry gin
Jose Collins or Pepito Collins - with tequila
Mike Collins or Ronan Collins - with Irish whiskey
Pedro Collins - with light white rum
Pierre Collins - with cognac/brandy
Pisco Collins - with pisco
Rum Collins - with aged rum
Tom Collins - with old tom gin
Whiskey Collins - with bourbon/rye whiskey

History:

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

Alcohol content:

  • 1.2 standard drinks
  • 11.29% alc./vol. (22.58° proof)
  • 16.9 grams of pure alcohol
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