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Classic Gin John Collins Cocktail

Learn how to make a classic Gin John Collins Drink. Our easy cocktail recipe features gin, lemon, simple syrup, soda and Maraschino Cherries.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: british
Keyword: John Collins Drink
Servings: 1
Calories: 203kcal


  • Collins Glass
  • Cocktail spoon
  • Shot Glass
  • Cocktail Shaker


  • 2 oz Gin
  • 1 oz Lemon juice
  • 0.5 oz Simple Syrup
  • 2 oz Soda Water
  • Lemon slice garnish
  • Luxardo Maraschino Cherry garnish


  • In a cocktail shaker add gin, lemon juice, simple syrup and ice.
  • Shake for 30-45 seconds to ensure contents of the cocktail shaker are fully incorporated.
  • Strain into ice filled Collins glass and top with soda water.
  • Stir with cocktail spoon and garnish with lemon slice and Luxardo Maraschino cherry.


Calories: 203kcal | Carbohydrates: 12.9g | Protein: 0.2g | Fat: 0.2g | Saturated Fat: 0.2g | Sodium: 17mg | Potassium: 44mg | Fiber: 0.1g | Sugar: 0.8g | Calcium: 5mg