3/4 ounce simple syrup (equal parts sugar and water)
2 ounces gin (such as Tanqueray)
Cherries (Luxardo brand preferred)
In a cocktail shaker, add lemon juice, simple syrup, and gin. Add ice, cover, and shake. Remove cover and strain into a Collins glass filled with ice cubes. Top with club soda and stir with a bar spoon. Garnish with an orange wheel, a cherry, and a cocktail straw.