Tom Collins

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About The Tom Collins Cocktail

Master the all-time gin classic. The Tom Collins is essentially a sparkling lemonade spiked with a healthy dose of the juniper spirit. While there is a debate which side of the pond this drink was born, this cocktail lives up to his classic status with every sip.

Ingredients in the The Tom Collins Cocktail

.75 oz
Fresh lemon juice
.75 oz
Simple syrup (one part water, one part sugar)
1.5 oz
Club soda
 
Garnish:

How to make The Tom Collins Cocktail

Add the lemon juice, simple syrup and gin to a shaker and fill with ice

Shake well and strain into a highball or Collins glass filled with fresh ice

Top with club soda and garnish with a lemon wheel and a cherry

Other Information

Watch Liquor.com advisory board member Simon Ford make a proper Tom Collins in our How to Cocktail video.

Cocktail Profile

Flavor: Bubbly, Sour, Sweet

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