The Collins

The Collins Cocktail

Base Spirit: Gin

Type: Classics

Served: On the Rocks

Preparation: Shaken

Strength: Medium

Difficulty: Medium

Flavor Profile: Fruity/Citrus-forward, Sour, Sweet

About The Collins Cocktail

The classic original, from the original celebrity bartender, Jerry Thomas.

Ingredients in The Collins Cocktail

  • 2 oz Bols Genever
  • 1 oz Fresh lemon juice
  • .5 oz Rich simple syrup (2 parts sugar, 1 part water)
  • Club soda

Glass: Collins

How to make The Collins Cocktail

Add all the ingredients except the soda to a shaker and fill with large, hard, cold ice cubes. Shake, and double-strain into a Collins glass fill with fresh ice. Top with soda and garnish with a lemon wedge.

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