The Gimlet is a timeless cocktail made with fresh lime juice, a touch of sweetness, and flowery gin for a perfectly refreshing drink!
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Gimlet

The Gimlet is a timeless cocktail made with fresh lime juice, a touch of sweetness, and flowery Gin for a perfectly refreshing drink!
Course Drink
Cuisine American
Keyword cocktail
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 139kcal
Author Melissa Erdelac

Ingredients

  • 1.5 ounces Gin or Vodka
  • .5 ounce simple syrup see recipe notes
  • .5 ounce fresh lime juice
  • lime wedges or mint, for garnish

Instructions

  • Add gin or vodka, simple syrup, and fresh lime juice to an ice-filled cocktail shaker. Shake and strain into a stemmed cocktail glass (straight up) or a rocks glass filled with ice.
  • Garnish with fresh lime wedge and mint, if desired

Notes

How to Make Simple Syrup:
Combine equal parts water and sugar and heat either on the stove or in the microwave until sugar is completely dissolved and the mixture is no longer cloudy. Cool before using. 
 

Nutrition

Calories: 139kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Sodium: 8mg | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin C: 5.2% | Iron: 2.8%