Tom Collins

This gin cocktail invented in the 1800s is a refreshing summer drink.


  • Gin 1½ oz
  • Lemon juice ¾ oz
  • Simple syrup ¾ oz
  • Soda water 1 oz
  • Lemon wheel 1

The Tom Collins is a guaranteed hit at your summer barbecue.

First, mix the gin, lemon juice, and simple syrup in a shaker tin with ice. Shake for 20 seconds until cold and strain into a highball (Collins) glass with ice.

Top with the soda water and garnish with the lemon wheel.

Tom Collins

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