A Tom Collins cocktail with a lemon wedge and a cherry for garnish

Tom Collins Cocktail

  • Author: Dan
  • Prep Time: 2 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 2 minutes
  • Yield: 1 Drink 1x

This refreshing gin cocktail only has a few ingredients and take just seconds to make! We love making this drink all year long because it’s simple and light and goes with just about anything!



  • 2 ounces gin
  • 3/4 ounce fresh lemon juice
  • Plain seltzer or club soda for topping
  • Lemon wedges and cherries for garnish


  1. Add ice to a highball glass.
  2. Pour in the gin and lemon juice, then top with seltzer.
  3. Stir and garnish with a lemon wedge and a cherry (if desired)
  • Category: Cocktails
  • Method: Stir
  • Cuisine: American

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