The difference between a Tom Collins and a Gin Fizz can be summed up using the following simple rule: one is stirred, while the other is shaken. To put it even more simply: The Gin Fizz is a sour topped up with just a splash of soda water, while a lot more soda water is added to the Tom Collins to create a longer drink. And for that special twist, you can use our Schwarzwald Sloe Gin instead of our dry gin to round off this refreshing cocktail:
6 cl Schwarzwald Sloe Gin
3 cl fresh lemon juice
1 cl sugar syrup
Soda water to top up
Add all of the ingredients except the soda water to the shaker, fill with ice cubes and shake vigorously for around 15 seconds. Strain into a chilled fizz glass or over ice into a highball glass and top up with 2 to 3 cl of fresh soda water.