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The Tom Collins is a pretty well known cocktail but it’s just one of many “Collins” cocktails. I prefer the Juan Collins. What’s the difference between Tom and Juan? Tequila.

Juan Collins

Recipe by JennCourse: cocktailDifficulty: easy


Prep time






  • 1.5 oz Tequila, white/blanco/silver

  • 1 oz Lemon Juice, fresh

  • 1/2 oz Simple Syrup

  • 3 oz Club Soda

  • Ice

  • Garnish Ideas
  • Maraschino Cerry

  • Lemon Wedge / Slice

  • Orange Wedge / Slice


  • Add ingredients (except soda) to a cocktail shaker.
  • Shake vigorously for 25 to 30 seconds (until shaker is ice cold).
  • Fill a glass with ice.
  • Strain cocktail into glass.
  • Top with soda and stir gently.
  • Garnish & Enjoy!


  • Simple Syrup is so easy to make yourself. In a saucepan, combine equal parts sugar and water. Bring to a boil, stirring until sugar has dissolved. Remove from heat & allow to cool.

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