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Tom Collins

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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.


  • 2 oz London dry gin
  • 1 oz Fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 oz Simple syrup
  • Club soda, to top
  • Garnish: Lemon wheel
  • Garnish: Maraschino cherry


  1. Add the gin, lemon juice and simple syrup into a Collins glass.

  2. Fill with ice, top with club soda and stir.

  3. Garnish with a lemon wheel and maraschino cherry (optional).