About the Gimlet Cocktail
It doesn’t get much simpler or more refreshing than this tart gin classic.
Ingredients in the Gimlet Cocktail
- 2.5 oz Gin
- .5 oz Lime juice
- .5 oz Simple syrup (one part sugar, one part water)
Garnish: Lime wheel
Glass: Cocktail or Old Fashioned
How to make the Gimlet Cocktail
Add all the ingredients to a shaker and fill with ice. Shake, and strain into a chilled cocktail glass or an Old Fashioned glass filled with fresh ice. Garnish with a lime wheel.
(You can substitute 1 oz lime cordial, such as Rose’s Lime Juice, for both the lime juice and simple syrup.)
Watch Liquor.com advisory board member Simon Ford make a proper Gimlet in our How to Cocktail video.