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

Difford's Guide

Ingredients

Barware

Coupe glass
Measuring jigger
Mixing glass
Bar spoon
Strainer

Nutrition

There are approximately 158 calories in one serving of Gimlet Cocktail (Charles H. Baker's 1939 recipe).

Styles & Flavours

Bartender

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

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
14 fl oz Giffard Sugar Cane Syrup
15 fl oz Lime cordial
34 fl oz Chilled water
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Our comment:

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.

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