See how to make the Tom Collins cocktail, the tart summer refresher with the tongue-tantalizing fizz! Gin provides the punch, simple syrup lends a little sweetness, lemon juice makes it lip-smackingly tart, and club soda gives it some lively fizz. Watch as a professional bartender from NYC puts all the parts together and shakes up the perfect summer refresher! Invented in the 1800s, the Tom Collins is believed to be named after a popular practical joke that was sweeping the country. Watch the video, then get the recipe for the Tom Collins Cocktail. And then prepared to be refreshed!