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Tom Collins


We like to think of this refreshing cocktail as a grown-up lemonade.

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Photography: Emily Kate Roemer


  • 2 ounces gin, chilled
  • 1 ounce fresh lemon juice, plus 1 lemon wedge, for garnish
  • 1/2 ounce simple syrup
  • 1/3 cup seltzer, chilled


  1. Fill a Collins glass with ice. Stir in gin, lemon juice, and simple syrup. Top with seltzer. Garnish with lemon wedge.

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  • Amy710
    30 JUL, 2013
    Very good. I just made some with alterations. Swapped the gin for vodka and used Martha's Macerated Strawberries recipe to add more flavor. Very good! I also prefer to shake my liquor and citrus and sugar in a shaker...but before adding the soda, of course. Enjoy!!!!