How to make a Tom Collins


Chances are you've heard of the Tom Collins cocktail, but do you know how to make one? Cocktail expert Robert Hess shares the story of how it came to be and shows us how simple it is to make this classic, refreshing drink!

How to make a Tom Collins RECIPE

2 oz Beefeater 24 Gin
1 oz Lemon Juice
1 tsp simple syrup


Shake with ice.
Strain into an ice filled collins glass and top with soda.
Garnish with cherry and orange wedge.
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    Robert Hess Author & Mixologist Robert Hess is a co-founder of the Museum of the American Cocktail in Las Vegas, and the author of The Essential Bartender’s Guide: How to Make Truly Great Cocktails. more about this expert »

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