Tom Collins

  • Difficulty: Ultra Basic
  • 5 minutes
  • One serving

Tom Collins is a cocktail which first turned up at the end of the 19th century. It’s a mix of lemon juice and gin, flavored with a touch of sugar and mint. It’s still popular nowadays, so try it and see why!

Ingredients Needed for Tom Collins

2 teaspoons of sugar
½ lemon
2 fluid ounces of gin
ice
sparkling water
2 slices of lemon
fresh mint

How to Cook Tom Collins

  1. Add the sugar on the bottom of a glass.
  2. Squeeze the juice out of the lemon directly into the glass.
  3. Pour the gin, add 3-4 ice cubes and fill the glass with sparkling water all the way up.
  4. Serve the cocktail with 2 lemon slices on top and a few fresh mint leaves.

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