Gimlet Cocktail (Charles H. Baker's 1939 recipe)

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Serve in a

Coupe glass

Garnish:

Lime wedge

How to make:

STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into chilled glass.

2 fl oz Rutte Dry Gin
1/4 fl oz Sugar syrup (65.0°brix, 2 sugar to 1 water rich syrup)
1/6 fl oz Lime cordial (sweetened lime juice)
3/4 fl oz Chilled water
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Review:

Boozy and very subtly flavoured and edging very slightly towards being sweet.

History:

Adapted from recipe first published by Charles H. Baker Jr. in his 1946 Gentleman's Companion.

See our Gimlet cocktail page for more information on the history and variants of this drink.

Nutrition:

There are approximately 160 calories in one serving of Gimlet Cocktail (Charles H. Baker's 1939 recipe).

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