Tom Collins

Gin botanicals, citrus fruit sweetness and a touch of sourness, bubbled up with soda water – the Tom Collins is one of the simplest long drinks, such a classic that it’s had a glass named after it.




  • 50mlLondon Dry Gin

  • 25mlLemon Juice

  • 10mlSugar Syrup

  • 1splash(es)Soda Water

  • 1wedge(s)Lemon

2.1 units of alcohol per serve


  • 1 x Tall glass


  • 1 x Knife

  • 1 x Ice

  • 1 x Stirrer

  • 1 x Jigger


  • Ice

    Fill a tall glass with ice cubes.

  • Pour

    Using a jigger, measure 50ml London Dry Gin, 25ml lemon juice, 10ml sugar syrup into the glass.

  • Mix

    Stir the mixture with a bar spoon until the ingredients are well combined.

    Top up the drink with a splash of soda water.

  • Garnish

    With a sharp knife and a chopping board, cut a wedge of lemon and place into the drink to garnish.

  • Grab a bite

    Get some grub in before or while you’re drinking – it slows alcohol absorption.

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