Gimlet Cocktail Recipe
It’s a simple concoction of gin and sweetened lime juice which helped sailors from ailment called “Scury” during 1800s on their epic voyages. The classic gimlet recipe is a mix of 4 parts gin and 1 part lime cordial with a garnish of lime wedge. However, this mixed drink is bit different, firstly it requires shaking and secondly it uses additional lime juice to give a bit tart surprise.
Preparation Time: 2 minutes
Serves: 1 serving
Glassware: Cocktail glass
|2 oz (60 ml) London Dry Gin|
|2/3 oz (20 ml) Rose’s Lime Cordial|
|1/3 oz (10 ml) Fresh Lime Juice|
|1 Lime Wedge|
- Take few ice cubes in the mixing glass and pour all ingredients except lime wedge in it. Shake and strain into chilled cocktail glass.
- Rest lime wedge on the rim as garnish and serve.
Tips and Variations:
- Make basil gimlet by muddling 5-6 basil leaves in shaker before adding ice in the shaker.