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two glasses with tom collins garnished with lemon wheel and cherry
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Tom Collins

Citrus and gin. Does it get any more classic? A homemade Tom Collins cocktail is mere moments from gracing your hand! The hardest part is squeezing fresh lemon juice. You'll be sipping away in less than 5 minutes.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Cocktail
Cuisine: American
Keyword: tom collins
Servings: 1
Calories: 175kcal


  • ice
  • 2 oz gin dry
  • 1 oz lemon juice
  • ½ oz simple syrup
  • 2-4 oz club soda

Optional Garnish

  • wheel of lemon
  • maraschino cherry or fresh cherries


  • Fill a collins glass with ice. Pour the gin, lemon juice, and syrup into the glass. Stir well with a bar spoon.
  • Top to fill the glass with club soda. Garnish wit a wheel of lemon and cherry to serve.


Calories: 175kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 21mg | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin C: 11mg | Iron: 1mg