Mix n' Match Tom Collins Cocktails
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Recipe Type: Cocktail
Serves: 1 serving (12 oz simple syrup)
 
Have a little fun with an old classic; infuse some of your favorite herbs into a simple Tom Collins.
Ingredients
DIY Collins
  • 1½ oz Copper Run White Rum
  • 1 oz citrus juice
  • ½ oz herb simple syrup
  • soda water to taste
  • herbs, for garnish
Herb Infused Simple Syrup
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • herbs (8 thyme sprigs or 4 rosemary sprigs or ¼ cup dried lavender buds or ⅓ cup packed mint leaves)
Instructions
DIY Collins
  1. Combine rum, citrus juice and simple syrup in an ice filled glass and stir.
  2. Add soda water to taste then garnish with fresh herbs.
Herb Infused Simple Syrup
  1. Combine sugar, water and herbs of choice in a small saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Bring to a simmer and stir frequently until sugar dissolves.
  3. Remove from heat, cover and let cool to room temperature.
  4. Strain into a clean glass jar or bottle.
  5. Refrigerate for up to 1 week.
Recipe by Honest Cooking at http://honestcooking.com/mix-n-match-tom-collins-cocktails/