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A tall flared glass filled with the collins. THere is a lemon wheel on the rim - Square

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


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


  • lemon wheel


  • 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


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.


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