Tom Collins cocktail

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Tom Collins cocktail
Tom Collins cocktail
Servings:Makes 1 glass
Ready in:3 minutes
Prep. time:3 minutes
Cook time:None
Recipe author:Chef
First published:25th August 2012

The Tom Collins is a type of Collins cocktail made from gin, lemon juice, sugar, and carbonated water. First memorialised in writing in 1876 by "the father of American mixology" Jerry Thomas, this "Gin and Sparkling Lemonade" drink typically is served in a collins glass over ice.


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  1. Pour the gin, lemon juice, and sugar syrup in a collins glass. Add ice cubes.
  2. Mix well.
  3. Top up with soda water.
  4. Garnish with the cherry and a slice of orange.

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