Looking for some perfect spring or summer time cocktail recipes? The Tom Collins drink is a refreshing gin sour that is an excellent sipper for hot summer evenings.
This recipe uses combination of simple sugar and lemon juice with gin and club soda.
The Tom Collins is one of the best everyday cocktails and is a great way to enjoy a tall drink that is easy to make.
Keep reading to find out how to make this popular summer drink.
Tom Collins drink – Easy to make High Ball Sour
The recipe has long been popular and has been modified over time but is basically a mix of simple syrup and lemon juice, combined with gin and club soda.
Fresh mint and lemon slices are often used as garnishes. The drink is usually prepared right in a high ball glass rather than a cocktail shaker.
The resulting drink is a refreshing and tangy highball that is sure to please. For more cocktails, Please visit my Pinterest Cocktail Board.
- 1 1/2 oz gin
- 1 oz lemon juice
- 1/2 oz sugar syrup
- 6 ounces Club soda
- Sprig of Mint to garnish
- 1 Lemon slice for garnish
- Pour the gin, lemon juice, and sugar syrup in a collins glass with ice cubes.
- Stir thoroughly.
- Top with club soda.
- Garnish with the slices of lemon and sprig of mint
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 137Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 11mgCarbohydrates: 11gFiber: 0gSugar: 8gProtein: 0g
Nutritional information is approximate due to natural variation in ingredients and the cook-at-home nature of our meals.