Limey

Difford's Guide
Discerning Drinkers (3 ratings)

Serve in a

Martini glass

Garnish:

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, 65.0°Brix)
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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Review:

A rust coloured drink with a delicately sour flavour.

History:

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'.

Alcohol content:

  • 1.3 standard drinks
  • 16.18% alc./vol. (32.36° proof)
  • 18 grams of pure alcohol
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Difford’s Guide to Cocktails Book 17th Edition image

Difford’s Guide to Cocktails Book 17th Edition

Perhaps the world's biggest cocktail book! Certainly, our biggest yet, 624 pages, 6cm (2.3inch) thick and weighing 2.25kg (5lb). Our Seventeenth Edition

Buy it here
Easy Jigger image

Easy Jigger

The Easy Jigger® is a measure designed for use when making cocktails, primarily in the home but also by professional bartenders. It has a unique design

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