John Collins

Gin Collins Cocktail Recipe
Gin Collins Cocktail Recipe

How to make a John Collins

One of my favourites! The John Collins is a super easy long drink that requires minimal equipment - a drinking vessel and a bar spoon for mixing.
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  • Fill a hi-ball glass with ice
  • Add gin, lemon juice & sugar syrup
  • Top with a dash of soda
  • Stir
  • Garnish with a slice or twist of lemon


There is much debate in relation to the original spirit used for a collins but I suggest using the following spirits: London Dry Gin for a John Collins and Old Tom Gin for a Tom Collins.
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