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Cooling Cocktails

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Summer is in full swing, and it's getting hot out there!  Cool off with one of these icy cold and refreshing cocktail recipes from Allen Katz.

John Collins
2 ounces Bols Genever
1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice
1 1/2 teaspoons maraschino liqueur

Gently shake ingredients over ice and strain into a collins glass filled with fresh ice. Top with chilled seltzer.

Roof Garden Cooler
2 ounces dry vermouth
1 ounce fresh lime juice
1/2 teaspoon superfine sugar
1 dash angostura bitters

Gently shake ingredients over ice and strain into a collins glass filled with fresh ice. Top with chilled ginger ale.

Tom Collins
2 ounces gin / Old Tom Gin
1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon superfine sugar

Gently shake ingredients over ice and strain into a collins glass filled with fresh ice. Top with chilled seltzer.

Paloma
2 ounces Reposado Tequila
Juice of 1/2 lime
Pinch of coarse salt

Gently shake ingredients over ice and strain into a collins glass with spent lime shell and fresh ice. Top with chilled grapefruit soda.

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