Like 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
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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