Gimlet

3 minutes /
Gimlet
Servings
Measurement
60 ml 2 oz Gin
30 ml 1 oz Lime Cordial
1 Lime wedge

1 Prepare

Cut a nice thick wedge of lime ready for garnish

2 Ice

Fill both your martini glass and shaker with ice

3 Add ingredients

Pour in the Gin and lime cordial

4 Shake

Close the shaker and shake hard for 7 seconds

5 Empty and strain

Empty the ice in your martini glass back into the ice bucket. Take off the small top off the shaker and strain out the mix into your chilled glass.

6 Garnish and serve

Garnish with a wedge of fresh lime

The Cocktail

Fresh lime was rationed on-board ships to Sailors to prevent scurvy in the Early 1800’s , which was then mixed with the local ‘grog. Although the Officers would mix with their Gin, Rose’s lime cordial creating this simple sharp/sweet balanced Gimlet.

 

Bartender Tip:

Rose’s was the original lime cordial used to create Gimlet’s. Try with different styles of Gin!

Recommended Glass
Martini

Tasting profile

Bitter
Sweet
Sour
Alcohol