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
211
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.

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Nutritional Facts

Sugar
16g
N/A
Carbs
17g
6%
Vitamin A
0.4µg
N/A
Vitamin C
6mg
11%
Vitamin K
0.1µg
0.2%
Calcium
6mg
1%
Folate (food)
2µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
2µg
1%
Iron
0.8mg
4.4%
Magnesium
4mg
1%
Phosphorus
5mg
1%
Potassium
38mg
1%
Sodium
14mg
1%
Sugars, added
16g
N/A