Limey

Limey image
Serve in
a Martini glass...
2 shot Lime flavoured vodka
½ shot Freshly squeezed lime juice
½ shot Sugar syrup (2 sugar to 1 water)
shot Rose's lime cordial
3 dash Angostura Aromatic Bitters BUY
½ shot Chilled water(omit if wet ice)
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How to make:

SHAKE all ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass.

Garnish:

Lime zest twist

Comment:

A rust coloured drink with a delicately sour flavour.

Origin:

Created by yours truly (Simon Difford) in 2001 and named this drink after the British Naval tradition of mixing lime juice with spirits in an attempt to prevent scurvy. This practice gained British sailors the nickname 'limeys'.

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