Serve in aCoupe glass
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 'rich' (2 sugar to 1 water, 65.0°brix)|
|1/6 fl oz||Lime cordial (sweetened lime juice)|
|3/4 fl oz||Chilled water|
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Boozy and very subtly flavoured and edging very slightly towards being sweet.
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.
One serving of Gimlet Cocktail (Charles H. Baker's 1939 recipe) contains 160 calories.