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Tom collins cocktail

  • serves 1
  • Easy

This classic is essentially a sour
 cocktail lengthened with sparkling water. Winningly simple to mix,
 it makes for a deliciously refreshing aperitif


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  • London dry or old tom gin 50ml
  • lemon juice 25ml
  • sugar syrup 12.5ml
  • sparkling water
  • lemon or orange wheel and maraschino cherry to garnish


  • Step 1

    Fill a tall highball glass with ice, add all of the ingredients and gently stir. Garnish with a citrus wheel and maraschino cherry.

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