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
— General Atributes of This Recipe:
- 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!