How to make:
Lightly MUDDLE (just to bruise) mint in base of shaker. Add next three ingredients, SHAKE with ice and fine strain into chilled glass. TOP with soda, lightly stir and serve with straws.
|12 fresh||Mint leaves|
|Rutte Dry Gin|
|Freshly squeezed lemon juice|
|Giffard Sugar Cane Syrup|
|Top up with||Soda (club soda) or sparkling water|
Exactly what the name promises.
Adapted from a recipe in the 1942-72 Trader Vic's Bartender's Guide by Victor Bergeron.
For the full story behind the origins of the Collins and its many variations see our Collins page.