1792 Signature Cocktail: The John Collins

by Scott Wagner

A classic like this never goes out of style

Is there anything more classic at cocktail hour than a John Collins? We think not. Here’s how to make one. 

John Collins Ingredients: 

  • 1 1/2 ounces 1792 Bourbon
  • 1 oz fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 oz  simple syrup
  • 2 oz club soda
  • Maraschino cherry for garnish
  • Orange peel for garnish
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John Collins Directions: 

  • Add bourbon, lemon juice, and simple syrup to a highball glass filled with ice (about ¾ of the way)
  • Stir for ten seconds
  • Top off the remaining ¼ with club soda 
  • Garnish with a cherry and an orange peel
  • Serve and enjoy

Editor’s Note: Photos by Nuff on Unsplash

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