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Oxalis Collins

by CRAFTR team

📖 Ingredients
  • Cubed ice
  • 50ml Gin
  • 25ml Wood sorrel syrup
  • Top with Soda water
  • Handful of Wood sorrel flowers
🍸 Method

Place ample ice in large glass. Add gin and a glug of wood sorrel syrup. Top up with soda water and stir well. Serve with a few wood sorrel flowers.

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The story of Oxalis Collins

The Oxalis Collins is Dinorwig Distillery's twist on a classic Tom Collins, using ingredients and plants found close to the distillery. Wood sorrel, whose Latin name, Oxalis Stricta, gave them the inspiration this cocktail and grows naturally in abundance in their garden and compliments the woody & fruity notes found in their Blue Slate gin. If you've never tasted wood sorrel before, it's a great thirst quencher with a refreshing lemon-y / sour taste that works well in a Collins. 

Top tip: to make wood sorrel syrup, steep wood sorrel leaves in boiling water and leave overnight before adding equal parts sugar to make it into a tasty syrup.

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