Delicious British Gin Cocktail from England. Classic Recipe of Tom Collins.

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Things to know about Tom Collins Recipe

Master the art of signature cocktail making with a classic Tom Collins. The drink is said to have originated from a waiter in a London restaurant named Tom Collins however the drink was first printed as a recipe in Jerry Thomas’ book The Bartender’s Guide in 1876 which encourages debate about its actual origin. This gin-based cocktail is a refreshingly popular choice made of 1-part sugar syrup, 2-parts lemon juice, and 3-parts gin, topped with soda and a cherry garnish!

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Delicious British Gin Cocktail from England. Classic Recipe of Tom Collins.

Local Recipe Name with Local Characters: Tom Collins
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— General Atributes of This Recipe:

Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Main Ingredient Group Alcoholic Drinks based Recipes
Spice Level No Spicy Recipes


Servings 2 Servings
Calories / Serving 172 kcal


  • 90 ml Dry London Gin
  • 30 ml Sugar Syrup
  • 60 ml Lemon Juice
  • 40 ml Club Soda – Sparkling Water – Seltzer Water – Fizzy Water – Carbonated Water
  • 60 grams Ice Cubes
  • 2 pcs Maraschino Cherry
  • 1 pc Lemon Slice into wedges


  • In a cocktail shaker, mix the gin, sugar syrup, lemon juice, and half the ice cubes. Put the other half of the ice cubes into your serving glasses.
  • Strain the cocktailmix equally into the two glasses over the ice.
  • Fill up the glass with the club soda and serve with a lemon wedge and cherry – enjoy!

— Specific Atributes of This Recipe:

Seasonal Cooking Summer Recipes


Calories: 172kcalCarbohydrates: 18gProtein: 0.1gFat: 0.1gSaturated Fat: 0.01gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.01gSodium: 19mgPotassium: 48mgFiber: 0.1gSugar: 17gVitamin A: 2IUVitamin C: 12mgCalcium: 7mgIron: 1mg
Keyword British Gin Cocktail, Tom Collins Recipe
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