Buckinghamshire Advertiser - - FOOD AND DRINK -

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.


Visit us at www. cock­tail­ for fur­ther ad­vice and tips.

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