Tom Collins

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Tom Collins


2 oz Aviation American gin
1 oz freshly squeezed lemon juice
¾ oz simple syrup*
2 oz soda water
Lemon slice and cherry, for garnish

Pour gin, lemon juice and simple syrup into an ice-filled Collins glass. Top with soda water and stir. Garnish with a skewered lemon slice and cherry.

Makes 1 cocktail


Simple Syrup

Bring 1 cup (250 mL) water to a boil in a small saucepan. Pour 1 cup (250 mL) granulated sugar into boiling water, stirring constantly until completely dissolved. Let cool. Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.

Makes 1½ cups (375 mL)