Tom Collins

Tom Collins

  • 1 parts Bombay Sapphire Gin

  • 1/2 of half a lemon, juiced

  • 2 parts soda water

  • 2 tsp caster sugar

  • ice, cubed

  • lemon, wedge

1. Add the freshly squeezed lemon juice, sugar and Bombay Sapphire to a clean highball glass and stir



2. Add plenty of cubed ice and stir again



3. Top with soda water and stir for a final time



4. Garnish with the lemon wedge then serve

Tom Collins

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The first Tom Collins recipe was written by the father of modern cocktail making, Jerry Thomas. It’s a simple mix of gin, lemon and sugar syrup, shaken over ice.

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  • 1 parts Bombay Sapphire Gin

  • 1/2 of half a lemon, juiced

  • 2 parts soda water

  • 2 tsp caster sugar

  • ice, cubed

  • lemon, wedge