The John Collins Cocktail


The John Collins cocktail is similar to a Tom Collins but features bourbon whiskey instead of gin. It still mixes in club soda, simple syrup, and lemon juice to make a refreshing cocktail. Serve with a straw.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
5 mins


  • 2 fluid ounces bourbon whiskey

  • 1 fluid ounce lemon juice

  • 1 teaspoon simple syrup

  • 2 cups ice, divided

  • 2 fluid ounces club soda

  • 1 orange slice

  • 1 lemon slice

  • 1 maraschino cherry


  1. Combine bourbon, lemon juice, and simple syrup in a cocktail shaker. Add 1 cup ice, cover, and shake until chilled. Strain into a Collins glass. Add 1 cup ice, fill with club soda, and stir.

  2. Garnish with orange and lemon slices and a maraschino cherry.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

176 Calories
0g Fat
11g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 1
Calories 176
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 3mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 32mg 160%
Calcium 19mg 1%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 93mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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