The American Collins

The American Collins

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The American Collins CocktailA cool combination of tangy lemon juice, sweet, juicy berries and the ever popular Bombay Sapphire, The American Collins is a patriotic adaptation of the classic Tom Collins, created by cocktail consultant and mixologist Jonathan Pogash.


  • 4 bing cherries, pitted
  • 8 blueberries
  • 3/4-ounce simple syrup
  • 1/2-ounce fresh lemon juice
  • 1 1/2-ounces Bombay Sapphire
  • Club soda


  1. In a Collins glass, muddle the cherries and blueberries in the lemon juice and simple syrup.
  2. Add Sapphire and ice and stir briefly. Top with club soda. Garnish with a bing cherry and a slice of lemon.


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