The Tom Collins, traditionally a sparkling lemonade drink, is our pick as the ideal summer patio drink. In the 1950s and ’60s, it was the official drink of summer, and various gin ads described the co...
- 2 ounces dry gin
- 1 ounce lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon sugar (powered or superfine)
- 3 ounces club soda
- Maraschino cherry & lemon slice for garnish
Add gin, lemon juice and sugar to ice cubes in a cocktail shaker and shake. Strain into a Collins glass.
Add ice cubes and fill with the club soda. Stir and add the garnish.