Difford's Guide




There are approximately 148 calories in one serving of Collins.

Styles & Flavours


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Serve in a

Collins glass


Orange slice & Luxardo Maraschino cherry on stick (sail)

How to make:

SHAKE first 3 ingredients with ice & strain into ice-filled glass. TOP with soda, stir and serve with straws.

2 fl oz Rutte Old Simon Genever
1 fl oz Lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
1/2 fl oz Giffard Sugar Cane Syrup
Top up with Thomas Henry Soda Water

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Some say the John/Tom Collins was originally made with genever. So is this the original or an adaptation on the Tom Collins. We will probably never know, but it tastes great.


For the full story behind the origins of the Collins and its many variations see our Collins page.

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