Tom Collins cocktail got its name from a 1874's joke witch began with the question "have you seen Tom Colins?". A bartender gave this name to this cocktail in order to serve it as an answer to the joke.
Fill a collins glass with ice and pour the gin, lemon juice and sugar syrup.
Fill with soda and stir well.
Garnish with a lemon peel.
Tom Collins cocktail is ready.. Enjoy!