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Totally tasty classic tom collins cocktail
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Totally Tasty Classic Tom Collins Cocktail

This refreshing and fun gin drink is an old favorite and sure to please!
Course Cocktail
Cuisine Cocktails
Keyword tom collins, tom collins cocktail
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 cocktail
Calories 213kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces gin I used Bombay Sapphire
  • 1 ounce emon juice freshly squeezed l
  • 1 ounce simple syrup
  • Club soda to fill glass

Tools, Garnish and Glassware

    cocktail shaker

      Lemon wheel for garnish

        Tom Collins glass or tall glass

          Instructions

          • Fill a shaker half way with ice
          • Add gin
          • Add lemon juice
          • Add simple syrup
          • Cap shaker and shake at least 10 times
          • Pour into Collins glass or other glass
          • Open club soda slowly
          • Pour club soda to the top of glass
          • Place lemon wheel on the rim of the glass
          • Sip
          • Don't laugh while drinking, may result in coughing and sputtering
          • Smile
          • Enjoy

          Notes

          Some people make this with a sweet and sour mix, but I prefer to concoct my own sweet and sour with the lemon and simple syrup.

          Nutrition

          Serving: 1cocktail | Calories: 213kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Sodium: 17mg | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin C: 11mg | Iron: 1mg