How To Make the Simone Collins Cocktail from Union Assembly

Sip on this refreshing gin-based drink
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Union Assembly’s Simone Collins cocktail

Opened last fall, Union Assembly is the latest  concept from local restaurant group Union Joints. Here, the eatery shares the recipe for its Simone Collins cocktail, a refreshing gin-based drink.

Union Assmebly’s Simone Collins Cocktail Recipe


1 oz. Pimm’s No. 1

1 oz. Beefeater Gin 

3/4 oz. fresh lemon juice

1/2 oz. apricot rosemary syrup

1/4 oz. ginger syrup


Add all the ingredients in a shaker with 1 or 2 small ice cubes. Shake until the ice is gone. Pour over cubed ice in a Collins glass and add a splash of soda.

Garnish with a rosemary sprig and an orchid. Serve.

Union Assembly, 2131 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-636-6000;

This story is from the July 2022 issue of Hour Detroit magazine. Read more stories in our digital edition