We’re not exactly sure who Tom Collins is, but the cocktail he’s named after is one of our favourites! If you love gin then try one of these classic cocktails this weekend. Tally ho old chap!


60ml gin

30ml lemon juice

1 tsp superfine sugar

90ml club soda

1 maraschino cherry

1 slice orange


1. In a shaker half-filled with ice cubes, combine the gin, lemon juice, and sugar. Shake well.

2. Strain into a tall glass almost filled with ice cubes. Add the club soda. Stir and garnish with the maraschino cherry and the orange slice.

What’s your favourite classic cocktail?