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 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.
- 1½ oz gin
- 1 oz lemon juice
- ½ oz sugar syrup
- Club soda
- Mint to garnish
- 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
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