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Gimlet

Gimlet Cocktail Recipe

How to make a Gimlet

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First created to help prevent scurvy on English Naval ships as officers weren't taking their rations of lime for it's vitamin C - hence why this recipe calls for fresh lime juice rather than Rose's Lime Juice which is commonly referenced in many cocktail books such as The Bartender's Bible by Gary Regan

Ingredients

  • 60mL Aviation Gin
  • 30mL Fresh Lime Juice
  • 15mL Sugar Syrup (1:1)

Instructions

  1. Fill a Boston glass with ice
  2. Add the Aviation Gin, fresh lime juice and sugar syrup
  3. Shake and stain into a chilled coupe glass
  4. Garnish with a lime wheel

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