Vodka Gimlet Recipe

Vodka Gimlet

Equally at home on hot summer days by the pool and cool nights in hotel lobbies, this classic vodka-based variation on the classic Gimlet is simple, refreshing, and delightful. Where the traditional gin can sometimes be overwhelmingly complex, substituting vodka gives rise to a smooth, minimalist aesthetic.


2 oz vodka
0.5 oz fresh lime juice
Lime wheel or twist for garnish (optional)

Preparation: How to make a Vodka Gimlet

  1. Add vodka and lime juice 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 (optional) and serve.
Vodka Gimlet