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
- Add vodka and lime juice to a cocktail shaker with ice and shake until chilled.
- Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
- Garnish with a lime wheel or twist (optional) and serve.