Gimlet Recipe

Gin, Lime Juice, Simple Syrup

The classic Gimlet is a simple, three-ingredient drink that most closely resembles its rum-based cousin the Daiquiri. Some Gimlet recipes call for sweetened, bottled lime juice, but we always recommend using fresh-squeezed juice whenever possible. It makes the Gimlet taste fresher, and it doesn't have all those weird, preservative-y flavors that go along with juices from concentrate.

Gimlet Ingredients

2 oz gin
0.5 oz lime juice
0.5 oz simple syrup
Lime wheel or twist for garnish

How to make a Gimlet

  1. Add gin, lime juice, and simple syrup to a cocktail shaker with ice and shake until chilled.
  2. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
  3. Garnish with a lime wheel or twist and serve.