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Tom Collins

To make a sugar syrup – plain or infused:

100ml sugar
100ml water
[for infused syrup use 8 sprigs of fresh thyme / rosemary / other to infuse]

Put the sugar and water into a small pot on the stove and stir over a medium heat until the sugar is dissolved.  Remove from the heat, add the fresh sprigs and steep for 15 minutes.  Strain into a clean, airtight container.

ingredients
50ml Hope London Dry Gin, 75ml Tonic Water, 25ml Lemon Juice
Garnish
Lemon slice.
Preparation
Mix the gin, lemon juice and sugar syrup over ice. Pour into a tall glass and top with soda water. 
Serve
On the rocks, garnished with a slice of lemon.