2 1⁄2 oz Gin
3⁄4 oz Simple syrup
4 oz Club soda (to top)

Shake all but club soda, strain into ice-filled collins glass, top with soda


Highly recommended for those seeking a refreshing drink without a strong alcohol flavor. Nice addition: float lemon bitters on top.

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Posted by Dan on 11/12/2010
Created by
Jerry Thomas, The Bartenders Guide.
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  • Refreshing, classic, simple.
  • Your best friend on a summer day. Not bad in the winter either. Classic for a reason.
  • Sometimes simple ideas are the best ideas. — ★★★★
  • 2:1:1 ratio works here. Favorite variation: Blackberry Tom Collins (muddle blackberries in the shaker before shaking ingredients). — ★★★★★
  • For less dilution, can be made by building on the rocks with a quick stir.
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