|2 fl oz||Lime flavoured vodka|
|1⁄2 fl oz||Freshly squeezed lime juice|
|1⁄2 fl oz||Giffard Sugar Cane Syrup|
|1⁄6 fl oz||Lime cordial|
|3 dash||Angostura or other aromatic bitters|
|1⁄2 fl oz||Chilled water (omit if using wet ice)|
Difford's Guide remains free-to-use thanks to the support of the brands in red above.
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'.