Tom Collins

One of the true classics from cocktail history, a Tom Collins is a gin based cocktail spiked with lemon, sweetened with sugar and finished off with a maraschino cherry.

  • 5 mins preparation
  • 5 mins cooking
  • Serves 1
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Tom Collins
  • 1/4 cup gin
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoon pure icing sugar
  • 1/3 cup soda water
  • ice cubes
  • maraschino cherries and lemon peel curls, to garnish


Tom Collins
  • 1
    Place gin, lemon juice, icing sugar and soda water into a chilled, ice-filled highball glass. Stir gently. Garnish with maraschino cherries and curls of lemon peel.

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