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.