Tom Collins


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5 votes total

Collins glass

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Collins glass

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The Tom Collins is a type of Collins cocktail made from gin, lemon juice, sugar, and carbonated water. First memorialized in writing in 1876 by "the father of American mixology" Jerry Thomas, this "Gin and Sparkling Lemonade" drink typically is served in a Collins glass over ice. In 1874, people in New York, Pennsylvania, and elsewhere in the United States would start a conversation read more...

Variations on Tom Collins

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Tom Collins #2 Gin, Sour Mix, Club Soda

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