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Gimlet Cocktail

Rated as 4.17 out of 5 Stars

"The gimlet is as simple as it is refreshing. Shake up gin with fresh lime juice and simple syrup to make this classic cocktail."
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5 m servings 133
Original recipe yields 1 servings (1 cocktail)


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  1. Combine gin, lime juice, and simple syrup in a cocktail shaker. Add ice and shake until chilled. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
  2. Garnish with a lime wheel.


  • Cook's Note:
  • You can also make a gimlet with vodka instead of gin.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 133 calories; 0 7 0.2 0 9 Full nutrition

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I use Rose's sweetened lime juice. Simple syrup and fresh lime juice make this an average drink. I prefer Vodka over Gin. A vodka Gimlet is a delicious lime tasting drink.

If you like gin and you like lime, you will love this! I made this for the Western Region Faceless Frenzy, July 2012. My gin loving friends were more than happy to help with this!

I loved it, however I used Rose's sweetened lime juice. I'm thinking straight lime juice would lock my dang jaws! ??

I made this for a 50s themed party with friends as that was a common drink at that time. I used Tanquary Gin, lemon juice and simple syrup (leftover from preserving peaches) plus a slice of lim...

I love gin and I love lime. I notice that the video called for 1 tablespoon simple syrup instead of 1 teas. I ended up using 2 tablespoons. Don't use Rose's, it has high fructose corn syrup. Yu...