Here, the slightly sweet Old Tom gin balances the bitter notes of gentian-based Suze and Bonal aperitifs, while rye whiskey, Cynar and Carpano Antica add a fall-friendly veneer to this…


Brockton Navy

The Brockton Navy places Old Tom gin alongside bittersweet Amargo-Vallet liqueur, then balances those contrasting flavors with lemon and orgeat, for sweetness.

Old Tom Gin Ford Cocktail Recipe

Whitechapel’s Ford Cocktail

In Whitechapel’s Ford Cocktail, Keli Rivers combines Jensen Old Tom gin with blanc vermouth and a splash of Bénédictine for a cocktail that drinks like a Martini, but with more…



(n.) Gin’s legal definition requires it to be a neutral grain spirit flavored with juniper berries and proprietary blends of botanicals and then bottled at over 80 proof. Common botanical additions include…

Natasha David Winter Sour Cocktail Recipe

Brave Benbow

A loose play on the Gin Sour, the Brave Benbow combines two historic styles of gin—Navy strength and Old Tom—and is named for a British admiral.


Tom Collins

If you take the American side of the story, this drink evolved from the “The Great Tom Collins Hoax” of 1874.