The Gimlet

Ingredients for a Gimlet:

  • 2 1⁄2 oz Gin
  • 1⁄2 oz Lime juice
  • 1⁄2 oz Simple syrup

Appropriate Gimlet Garnish:

  • 1 Lime wheel


  • Cocktail or Old Fashioned

Instructions for Making a Gimlet:

  • Add all the ingredients to a shaker and fill with ice.
  • Shake, and strain into a chilled cocktail glass or an Old-Fashioned glass filled with fresh ice.
  • Garnish with a lime wheel.
  • (You can substitute 1 oz. lime cordial, such as Rose’s Lime Juice, for both the lime juice and simple syrup).