Tom Collins Drink – Refreshing Summer High Ball Cocktail

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.

Tom Collins High Ball Sour

Tom Collins drink – Easy to make High Ball Sour

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.

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.

Tom Collins Drink - Refreshing Summer High Ball Cocktail
Serves: 1
  • 1½ oz gin
  • 1 oz lemon juice
  • ½ oz sugar syrup
  • Club soda
  • Mint to garnish
  • Lemon slice for garnish
  1. Pour the gin, lemon juice, and sugar syrup in a collins glass with ice cubes.
  2. Stir thoroughly.
  3. Top with club soda.
  4. Garnish with the slices of lemon and sprig of mint

Disclosure of Material Connection: Some of the links in the post above are "affiliate links." This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, I will receive a small commission from the sale, but the price is the same for you. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission's 16 CFR, Part 255: "Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising."

  1 comment for “Tom Collins Drink – Refreshing Summer High Ball Cocktail

  1. 05/02/2013 at 9:34 pm

    Here is a Great Blog You Might Find Interesting that we Encourage You?¡­

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *