Cocktail & Other Recipes By Spirit Gin Cocktails

The Collins

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


  • 2 oz Bols genever
  • 1 oz Fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 oz Rich simple syrup*
  • Club soda


  1. Add all the ingredients except the soda to a shaker and fill with large, hard, cold ice cubes.

  2. Shake, and double-strain into a Collins glass fill with fresh ice.

  3. Top with soda and garnish with a lemon wedge.