A perfect tipple for any cognac lover. Its roots lie within the Collins family of drinks but with a twist as the gin is replaced by cognac. Ideally a good quality cognac should always be used as its richness and depth of flavour will fuse perfectly with the sharpness of the lemon juice.
The Collins family of cocktails date back to 1800 when it was devised at Limmer’s Hotel, Conduit Street in London. Since then, the original Tom Collins has spawned an entire family of variants including the Pierre Collins.
Add two shots cognac, one shot freshly-squeezed lemon juice, two shots freshlysqueezed orange juice, half a shot sugar (gomme) syrup to a shaker tin with ice. Shake and strain into a short glass and top up with soda.
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