MiXOLOGY: Lemon Tom Collins

By OckyDub | Posted Jul 25 2013 | 5 Comments  

Lemon Tom Collins

It’s the weekend and for many of us it’s time to kick back, relax and get our sip on. Cypher Ave is bringing you a lemon twist on the Tom Collins.  This one is simple to make and definitely refreshing for those hot summer nights.

Lemon Tom Collins Ingredients

  • 2.5 oz Gin
  • 3/4 oz fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 / 2 oz simple syrup (store bought or your own)
  • 4 mint leaves
  • 2 oz club soda
  1. Place 2 mints leaves in a glass and gently crush.
  2. Add Gin, lemon juice, simple syrup and ice to shaker.
  3. Shake vigorously.
  4. Strain into glass filled with ice.
  5. Add two mint leaves and top with club soda.




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Octavius is a founder and editor of Cypher Avenue. He's here to help speak for us and show the world that masculine gay / bisexual men of color are not a part of the stereotypical gay normal that is seen and fed to the masses. No...we are a distinct breed, filled with character and pride. Cypher Avenue is here to show the world how we are different.

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  1. D.W. | July 26th, 2013

    Im going try and let you know how it taste, im more of a whiskey & bourbon guy but im willing to try anything once

    • Ocky Williams | July 27th, 2013

      whiskey and bourbon…will keep that in mind when I look for ideas for the next recipe.

  2. LEE B | July 26th, 2013

    @ockydub substitute those mint leaves with fresh basil leaves….. Good sh!t!!!!!

    • Ocky Williams | July 27th, 2013

      Someone at work told me the same thing. Will have to try it.

  3. python40 | July 26th, 2013

    This sounds good. I’ll have to give it a try.

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