An American cocktail made of:
Shake gin with lemon, sugar and ice. Pour into a Collins glass and top with soda. Garnish with an orange slice, lemon slice, or cocktail cherry. The garnishes vary by region.
Nowadays, the club soda, lemon juice, and sugar are replaced with a mix.
Various versions replace the gin and rename the drink:
- Brandy Collins (Brandy)
- Jack Collins (Applejack)
- John Collins (Bourbon)
- Mike Collins (Irish whiskey)
- Pedro Collins (Rum), also Rum Collins
- Sandy Collins (Scotch), also Jock Collins
- Vodka Collins (Vodka)
See also: List of cocktails