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Tom Collins

Classic Tom Collins Cocktail

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Ice cubes
2 ounces dry gin
1 ounce simple syrup
3/4 ounce fresh lemon juice
Soda water
Lemon wheel, for garnish
Maraschino cherry, for garnish


In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, combine the gin, simple syrup and lemon juice. Shake until well-chilled, about 30 seconds. Pour the entire contents of the shaker into a highball glass and top with soda water. Garnish with the lemon and cherry, preferably on a skewer. Serve.

About the recipe

This simple Tom Collins recipe is light, easy and refreshing.