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In what type of glass should Tom Collins cocktails be served?

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A Tom Collins is served in a Collins glass. The Collins glass is similar to a highball glass, and it can be used to serve up mixed drinks and mojitos. It is a tumbler with a heavy base and room for lots of ice, according to the WebstaurantStore.com.

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In what type of glass should Tom Collins cocktails be served?
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The Collins glass holds anywhere from 10 to 14 ounces. It is slightly narrower than traditional highball glasses and has a cylindrical shape. A Tom Collins cocktail is made using gin sour mix and gin or by mixing lemon juice, syrup and club soda with gin. It is often garnished with a Maraschino cherry.

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