John Collins Bourbon Whiskey Highball

  • PrepTime: 3 Mins
  • CookTime: 0 Mins
  • TotalTime: 3 Mins


  1. 1 1/2 ounces whiskey (bourbon)
  2. 1 ounce lemon juice
  3. 1/2 ounce simple syrup
  4. 2​ ounces ​club soda
  5. Garnish: ​​maraschino cherry
  6. Garnish: ​orange slice


  1. Pour the bourbon, lemon juice, and syrup into a collins glass filled with ice cubes.
  2. Stir thoroughly.
  3. Top with club soda.
  4. Garnish with a cherry and orange slice.
  5. Make it with fresh lemon juice ​and simple syrup as in the recipe above.
  6. Replace those two ingredients with a fresh-made sour mix (or commercial sour that is available at most liquor stores).