Master your mixology skills with this simple cocktail recipe. A delightfully fizzy and crisp drink, the classic Tom Collins can brighten up even the coldest and dullest of days, or offer a welcome refreshment on a sweltering hot night.
Things You'll Need
- Cocktail shaker
- 1 1/2 ounce gin
- 3/4 ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
- 3/4 ounce simple syrup
- Cocktail glass
- Club soda
- Lemon wedge (for garnish)
- Maraschino cherry (for garnish)
Fill a cocktail shaker with ice.
Pour in 1 1/2 ounces of gin.
Pour in 3/4 ounces of freshly squeezed lemon juice.
Pour in 3/4 ounces of simple syrup.
Shake the ingredients together.
Strain into an ice-filled cocktail glass and top with club soda.
Garnish with a lemon wedge and maraschino cherry.