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Bourbon Collins
Prep Time
2 mins
Total Time
2 mins
The perfect summer cocktail to enjoy at your barbecue. Light and refreshing!
Course: Cocktail
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1
Author: Rex
  • 2 oz Bourbon
  • 1 oz fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 oz simple syrup
  • 4-6 oz club soda
  • orange slice and marischino cherry for garnish optional
  1. In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, mix 2 ounces of bourbon, 1 ounce of simple syrup (which is equivalent to about 4 teaspoonfuls of sugar) and 1 ounce of fresh squeezed lemon juice.
  2. Shake well to blend and really chill the ingredients.
  3. Strain into a Collins glass filled with ice.
  4. Fill the glass the rest of the way with club soda, stir and garnish with a slice of orange and a cherry.
Recipe Notes

To make simple syrup, combine 1 cup water and 1 cup sugar into a saucepan. Heat and stir until the sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat and allow to cool. Store in the refrigerator and use as necessary.