Canada Collins Canada Collins

Image: Maya Visnyei | Food styling: Claire Stubbs | Prop styling: Renée Drexler/The Props

Raspberries give this cocktail—a patriotic spin on the classic Tom Collins—their brilliant ruby hue. Omit the gin for a kid-friendly spin on this sparkling refreshment.

  • Prep time 7 minutes
  • Total time 7 minutes
  • Portion size 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 5 cups raspberries , divided
  • 1 1/4 cup Thyme Simple Syrup (link to recipe in Method), divided
  • 3 cups ice cubes
  • 8 cups club soda , chilled
  • 1 1/4 cup gin
  • 1 cup lime juice , chilled
  • 12 sprigs thyme

Method

In bowl, using muddler or handle of wooden spoon, mash 4 cups of the raspberries with 1/4 cup of the Thyme Simple Syrup. Strain through fine-mesh sieve into large pitcher, pressing on solids with rubber spatula and scraping bottom of sieve to extract pulp; discard solids. Add ice cubes.

Mix together club soda, gin, lime juice and remaining 1 cup Thyme Simple Syrup; pour into pitcher. Stir. Pour into glasses; garnish with thyme and remaining 1 cup raspberries.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Fibre 1 g
  • Sodium 36 mg
  • Sugars 16 g
  • Protein 1 g
  • Calories 129
  • Potassium 92 mg
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 0 g
  • Total carbohydrate 19 g

%RDI

  • Iron 2
  • Folate 6
  • Calcium 2
  • Vitamin A 1
  • Vitamin C 28
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