This long cooling drink is a celebrated cocktail and was the inspiration of several generations of the Collins drinks family scattered around the globe.
3 measures gin
2 measures lemon juice
½ measure sugar syrup
4-6 cracked ice cubes
Slice of lemon, to decorate
- Shake the gin, lemon juice and sugar syrup vigorously over ice until well frosted.
- Strain into a tall chilled tumbler and top up with soda water.
- Dress with a slice of lemon.