Tom Collins

Tom Collins

About The Tom Collins Cocktail

An 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 Gin
  • Club soda

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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