Tom Collins Cocktail recipe for the best refreshing cocktail recipe out there. This is a simple gin cocktail recipe that is perfect for serving poolside, when hosting a party, or makes a great happy hour drink recipe.
The author and bartender Gary Regan revised the recipe for this Prohibition-era cocktail to prevent the strong flavor of the Goldwasser (a herbaceous liqueur) from overpowering the gin. The flecks of gold in the liqueur make this a particularly festive cocktail. (Photo: Davide Luciano for The New York Times)
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