Tom Collins

tom collinsLike a sparkling, spiked lemonade, the Tom Collins is one of the best classic coolers. Here’s how they build the drink at Harding’s in NYC.

2 oz. gin
¾ oz. fresh lemon juice
½ oz. simple syrup (1:1)
Seltzer or soda water
Tools: barspoon
Glass: Collins
Garnish: lemon slice and cherry

Combine the gin, lemon juice and syrup in an ice-filled glass and stir. Top off with seltzer water and garnish.


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