Master this all-time gin classic. The Tom Collins is essentially a sparkling lemonade spiked with a healthy dose of the juniper-centric spirit. While there is a debate raging about which side of the pond this drink hails from, this cocktail lives up to its classic status with every sip.
- 2 ounces London Dry gin
- 1 ounce fresh lemon juice
- 1/2 ounce simple syrup
- club soda, to top
- Garnish: lemon wheel
- Garnish: maraschino cherry
Add the gin, lemon juice and simple syrup into a Collins glass.
Fill with ice, top with club soda and stir.
Garnish with a lemon wheel and maraschino cherry (optional).