The Refreshing Tom Collins is a classic cocktail that's perfect for those who enjoy a blend of citrus and sweetness. Made with London Dry Gin, fresh lemon juice, and simple syrup, then topped with soda water, this drink is both invigorating and smooth. The garnish of a lemon wheel and cherry adds a touch of color and an extra hint of fruitiness.
50 ml London Dry Gin
30 ml Fresh Lemon Juice
20 ml Simple Syrup
Soda Water (to top up)
Lemon Wheel, for garnish
Cherry, for garnish
1 Highball Glass
- Fill the highball glass with ice cubes.
- Pour 50 ml of London Dry Gin over the ice.
- Add 30 ml of fresh lemon juice to the glass.
- Add 20 ml of simple syrup.
- Top up the glass with soda water, adjusting the amount to your taste.
- Gently stir the mixture to combine the ingredients without loosing carbonation.
- Garnish with a lemon wheel and a cherry. You can place the lemon wheel on the rim or let it float on top, and add the cherry either directly in the drink or on a cocktail stick placed across the rim.
Your Refreshing Tom Collins is now ready to enjoy, a delightful mix of zesty lemon and the botanicals of London Dry Gin. The combination of the sour lemon juice, sweet syrup, and fizzy soda water creates a perfectly balanced and refreshing cocktail. The lemon wheel and cherry garnish provide the final flourish, making this classic drink a pleasing choice for any occasion.