Gimlet
Gimlet

Gimlet

Dry gin + Lemon juice
Difficulty Level
Captivating
Strength
Very strong
Type of glass
Martini glass
Utensils
Ice strainer, Mixing glass, Mixing spoon
Ingredients
  • 60 ml (2 oz.) dry gin
  • 30 ml (1 oz.) lemon juice
  • Pinch of sugar
  • Ice cubes
  • Lime wedge
Preparation
In the glass
Preparation

Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass containing ice.

Mix using mixing spoon.

Strain over glass using an ice strainer.

Garnish with lime wedge.

Did you know:

To encourage marines to consume Vitamin C and thus prevent scurvy, Dr. Thomas Desmond Gimlette, member of the British Navy, mixed lime juice and gin. The marines called the combination a «Gimlet» in honour of its inventor.

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