How to make the perfect Tom Collins


Named after a hoax that was doing the rounds of New York in 19874, the Tom Collins has immortalised itself into one of the most iconic gin cocktails around.

How to make a Tom Collins:

  • 60ml Gin
  • 30ml Fresh Lemon Juice 20ml Sugar Syrup
  • Combine the first three ingredients in a Collins glass with ice
  • Stir and then top with Soda
  • Add straws and Serve
  • Garnish with an orange slice

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