Almond Collins (Adapted from The Cellar Bar, Merrien Hotel, Dublin, Ireland)
(Adapted from The Cellar Bar, Merrien Hotel, Dublin, Ireland)
This drink is so refreshingly light and subtle – perfect for a hot summer day! You can substitute gin if you’d prefer.
1 ½ cups ice
2 oz vodka (~4 TBSP)
¾ oz lemon juice (~ 1 1/2 TBSP)
½ oz or 1 TBSP Almond or orgeat syrup (can be purchased here)
2 oz club soda
1 cup ice
1 lemon wedge
Combine vodka, lemon juice, and Almond syrup in a cocktail shaker. Add about 1 cup ice, cover and shake until chilled (about 30 seconds). Strain into the glass.
Top with club soda, and garnish with a lemon wedge. DELISH!