Well, sorry John Collins, but the Tom Collins version is here to stay. Whatever you call it, it’s simply delicious. Not dissimilar to a gimlet– which uses lime juice instead of lemon– the Tom Collins falls into the Collins category of cocktails (base spirit, lemon, sugar, carbonated water) and is typically served in a Collins glass (or highball glass).
4 PIECE CRAFT BAR SET
The best of the basics. This core kit includes the three tools you need to make most common cocktails: a trusty two-piece Boston shaker, a Hawthorne strainer with extra-tight spring and a two-sided Jigger with measurement lines all the way down to 1/4 oz!
- 2.00 oz Dry Gin
- 1 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
- 0.5 oz Simple Syrup
- 3 oz Soda Water
- Combine gin, lemon juice, and simple syrup to a Boston shaker filled with ice
- Shake lightly to chill and dilute
- Strain with a Hawthorn strainer into a Collins glass
- Add soda water
- Garnish with a lemon wheel