Serve in aMartini glass
Lime zest twist
How to make:
SHAKE all ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass.
|2 fl oz||Lime flavoured vodka|
|1/2 fl oz||Lime juice (freshly squeezed)|
|1/2 fl oz||Sugar syrup (rich) 2 sugar to 1 water|
|1/6 fl oz||Lime cordial (sweetened lime juice)|
|3 dash||Angostura Aromatic Bitters|
|1/2 fl oz||Chilled water (omit if using wet ice)|
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A rust coloured drink with a delicately sour flavour.
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'.
There are approximately 192 calories in one serving of Limey.