Gimlet – A Delicious Fancy Gin Sour

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Gimlet Cocktail
Gimlet Cocktail

This is just a fancy Gin Sour, swapping out the simple syrup for orange liqueur. This is named after Sir Thomas Desmond Gimlette, a doctor for the British Royal Navy and, sometime in the 1920s, thought to mix lime juice with gin to help the “medicinal” gin go down better. Who wants to be sober on a boat?

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Gimlet Cocktail

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Course: DrinksCuisine: British
Servings

1

servings
Calories

253

kcal
ABV

32%

Total time

3

minutes

Learn how to make a classic Gimlet cocktail.

Ingredients

  • 2/3 oz Lime Juice

  • 1 oz Orange Liqueur

  • 2 oz Dry Gin

Directions

  • Combine all ingredients in the shaker. Add ice to the shaker.
  • Vigorously shake till the shaker is ice cold and frosted.
  • Strain into glass to remove ice shards.

Notes

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