Gin Gimlet Recipe

Gin Gimlet Recipe
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Originally attributed to Admiral Sir Thomas Gimlette of the British Royal Navy, he used the gimlet as way of getting his men to drink lime juice to avoid scurvy. Today, while scurvy might not be a danger, this classic cocktail will certainly cure what ails you. Prepare for your guests and wow them with your knowledge and skills as the best home bartender in the neighborhood.

1
Servings
106
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces London dry gin
  • ¾ ounce fresh lime juice
  • ¾ ounce simple syrup
  • lime wheel for garnish

Directions

In a Boston shaker, combine all the ingredients except for the lime over ice, and shake until cold. Strain into a chilled coupe or martini glass, and garnish with a lime wheel.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
5g
7%
Sugar
2g
2%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Cholesterol
2mg
1%
Carbohydrate, by difference
13g
10%
Protein
3g
7%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
4µg
4%
Calcium, Ca
35mg
4%
Choline, total
15mg
4%
Fiber, total dietary
1g
4%
Folate, total
39µg
10%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
10mg
3%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
63mg
9%
Selenium, Se
7µg
13%
Sodium, Na
189mg
13%
Water
34g
1%

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