Its origins are steeped in mystery with multiple tales on how it came about. The most popular is an out of control joke that soon turned into ‘The Great Tom Collins Hoax of 1874’. The hoax saw a bartender name a drink after Tom Collins so anyone who entered the bar asking for him would, unknowingly, have ordered a tall cocktail.
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JJ Goodman is a trailblazing bartender who has opened nine lauded venues across London.