It may come as a shock to many folks that Republican nominee Donald Trump does not drink alcohol. At least, that's what he told Fox News reporter Megyn Kelly in a televised interview earlier this summer. In the spirit of bipartisan beverages, we present this effervescent and pleasingly tart mocktail, which can be prepared in batches ahead of time by mixing all of the ingredients but the sparkling water. Get the recipe here.

Johnny Miller
Sydney Mondry
Mar 24, 2016 @ 5:15 pm

A leisurely springtime brunch is one of our favorite ways to spend a Sunday, whether we’re celebrating a holiday or just soaking up the seasonal sunshine. This weekend, sub out traditional mimosas and Bloody Marys for a round of Hemsley Collins, a refreshingly light and pleasingly tart beverage from Good + Simple ($23; available for pre-order on, the newest cookbook from popular food blogging duo Hemsley + Hemsley. Hosting a sizable crowd? Prepare a batch ahead by mixing all of the ingredients but the sparkling water. Serve alongside chocolate drizzle coconut macaroons for a sweet and easy spread. Try the recipe below.

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Hemsley Collins

Serves 2


1.7 oz vodka
1½ oz lemon juice
4 tsp raw honey
Thin lemon slices
5 oz sparkling water, divided
Fresh mint sprigs, for garnish 

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1. Shake vodka, lemon juice, and honey in a cocktail shaker (or skip the vodka for a mocktail).

2. Pour into two ice-filled glasses. Add lemon slices and sparkling water, gently stir, and garnish with mint.

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