Elderflower And Lemon Tom Collins
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Elderflower And Lemon Tom Collins
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The Elderflower and Lemon Tom Collins is a refreshing twist on the classic Tom Collins cocktail, known for its sparkling and citrusy characteristics. In this variation, the floral notes of ... more The Elderflower and Lemon Tom Collins is a refreshing twist on the classic Tom Collins cocktail, known for its sparkling and citrusy characteristics. In this variation, the floral notes of elderflower cordial blend with the zesty tartness of fresh lemon juice, enhancing the botanical qualities of the gin. A hint of sweetness is introduced through sugar syrup, while the lemon liqueur intensifies the citrus profile. Topped with soda water, this cocktail is served in a lowball glass and typically garnished with lemon slices, offering an aromatic and effervescent drinking experience, perfect for enjoying on a warm day or as a sophisticated aperitif.
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Lemon
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4.71% | 1.65 units *

Lowball glass

Ingredients

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15ml ½oz 1.5cl
30ml 1oz 3cl
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10ml ⅓oz 1cl
30ml 1oz 3cl

Method
How to make a Elderflower And Lemon Tom Collins

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Stir all ingredients except the soda water together directly in a lowball glass filled with ice cubes
Top up with the soda water
Add a couple of lemon slices to garnish and serve

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·  Stir  ·  Garnish  · 

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FAQ's

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

How do I properly stir the Elderflower and Lemon Tom Collins to ensure it's well-mixed?

To properly stir the Elderflower and Lemon Tom Collins, fill your lowball glass with ice, add all the liquid ingredients including the lemon juice, gin, lemon liqueur, elderflower cordial, and sugar syrup. Use a long bar spoon and stir the mixture gently but thoroughly for about 20-30 seconds. This method ensures that the cocktail is evenly chilled and the flavors are well-distributed before topping it with soda water.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnish complements the Elderflower and Lemon Tom Collins?

A lemon slice or a lemon twist works wonderfully as a garnish for the Elderflower and Lemon Tom Collins. The citrus aroma enhances the lemon flavors in the drink. Additionally, a sprig of fresh mint can add a refreshing aroma that complements the elderflower's floral notes.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Elderflower and Lemon Tom Collins to maintain its fizz?

Serve the Elderflower and Lemon Tom Collins immediately after preparing it in a lowball glass. Top the cocktail with soda water last to ensure maximum fizz when served. It's also advisable to store your soda water in the refrigerator until it's time to use, as chilled soda tends to hold carbonation better.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the Elderflower and Lemon Tom Collins compare in alcohol content to a traditional Tom Collins?

A traditional Tom Collins typically has an alcohol content around 10% to 12% ABV, depending on how it's made. The Elderflower and Lemon Tom Collins, with an alcohol content of 4.71%, is significantly lower in alcohol by volume. This makes it a lighter, more refreshing option.

NON_ALCOHOLIC_VARIATIONS

Is there a non-alcoholic version of the Elderflower and Lemon Tom Collins?

Yes, you can easily modify the Elderflower and Lemon Tom Collins to make it non-alcoholic by substituting the gin and lemon liqueur with additional soda water or a non-alcoholic spirit alternative. Adjust the elderflower cordial and lemon juice to taste, ensuring the drink remains flavorful and refreshing.

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