Order this cool classic at a bar and you’ll likely get a glassful of commercial sour mix, which will give the drink a chemical aftertaste; make it at home with fresh lemon juice and it’s hard to beat.
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This is really really good. You can't even compare drinks like this made with real homemade simple syrup and the stuff they use in some (bad) bars and sell in supermarkets. If you have never had a Tom Collins made with fresh ingredients, then you have never really had a Tom Collins! Try it, making simple syrup is as the name says, simple!!
Fan-freaking-tastic!! Not a big gin drinker, but this cocktail was super refreshing in the summer heat. Just as yummy with vodka. Will always make from scratch!
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