This week’s Cocktail of the Week is the Gin based cocktail; the Tom Collins. A simple drink, with very basic ingredients. A perfect drink for a hot day its an extremely refreshing and classic cocktail.
Cocktail of the Week: Tom Collins
- 45mls gin
- 30mls lemon juice
- 15mls simple sugar syrup
- Club soda
- Maraschino cherry for 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 cherry and orange slice.
Note: Sometimes a mixing tin is placed on the glass and the mix is given a quick shake prior to adding the soda.