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If you’re looking for a tarty drink, look no further than the Gimlet. This is a beloved classic, and for good reason. It’s delicious, easy to make, requiring only two ingredients, and it looks amazing. This is also on our list of cocktail you need to know how to make.

What is a Gimlet?

A Gimlet is a tart, somewhat sour, gin-based-cocktail. It’s made with Gin, lemon juice, and garnished with a lime wedge. The Gimlet is part of the classics cocktails family of cocktails.

What glass is Gimlet served in?

The Gimlet is typically served in a coupe glass or a martini glass. If you don’t own the right glassware for this cocktail, consider some of the options below.

Variations of Gimlet cocktail

Want to try some variations on this cocktail? Here are some common remixes on this classic. 

South sideVodca glimleCucumber Gimlet

How to make a Gimlet

Below are the ingredients and directions for a Gimlet. We hope you love this drink as much as we do.

Gimlet

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Recipe by Julian Solorzano
Cuisine: Classic CocktailDifficulty: Easy

Servings

1

servings

Calories

155

kcal

Total time

2

minutes

A Gimlet is a tart, somewhat sour, gin-based-cocktail. It’s made with Gin, lemon juice, and garnished with a lime wedge.

Ingredients

2.50 Ounces Bluecoat American Dry Gin

.50 Ounces Preserved lime juice, preferably Rose’s or Angostura

Lime wedge

Directions

Pour Gin and lime juice into a shaker.Shake well with ice.Strain into a coupe or martini glass.Garnish with a lime wedge or wheel.

Recipe Video

Notes

If you find the gimlet a bit too tart, consider adding a bit of simple syrup. Go ahead, i wont tell anyone.

Conclusion

So what do you think of the Gimlet cocktail? Is it just right? Or do you find the gin and lemon a little too tart? Let us know in the comments below. 

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