Delicious British Gin Cocktail from England – Tom Collins Recipe

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Introduction about the 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 to its actual origin.

This gin-based cocktail is a refreshingly popular choice is made of 1-part sugar syrup, 2-parts lemon juice, and 3-parts gin, topped with soda and a cherry garnish!

Delicious British Gin Cocktail from England – Tom Collins Recipe

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— General Atributes of This Recipe:

Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Price Level Normal Price
Main Ingredient Group Alcoholic Drinks
Spice Level No Spicy Recipes
Main Cooking Method Only Mixing
Course Drinks
Servings 2
Calories / Serving 190 kcal


  • 90 ml (3.17 oz) Dry London Gin
  • 30 ml (1.06 oz) Sugar Syrup
  • 60 ml (2.12 oz) Lemon Juice
  • 40 ml (1.41 oz) Club Soda – Sparkling Water – Seltzer Water – Fizzy Water – Carbonated Water
  • 60 ml (2.12 oz) Ice Cubes
  • 2 Maraschino Cherry
  • 2 Lemon 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 cocktail mix 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: 190kcalCarbohydrates: 25gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 18mgPotassium: 192mgFiber: 3gSugar: 16gVitamin A: 28IUVitamin C: 69mgCalcium: 36mgIron: 1mg
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