Eastside Gimlet

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Ingredients

Barware

Coupe glass
Measuring jigger
Muddler
Shaker
Strainer
Fine sieve

Flavour Profile

Gentle
Boozy
Sweet
Sour

Nutrition

There are approximately 183 calories in one serving of Eastside Gimlet.

Styles & Flavours

Times, Seasons & Occasions

Bartender

Eastside Gimlet image

Serve in a

Coupe glass

Garnish:

Mint leaf & cucumber slice

How to make:

MUDDLE cucumber in base of shaker. Add gin, lime juice, sugar syrup and mint, SHAKE with ice and fine strain into chilled glass. TOP with a splash of soda.

2 slice Cucumber peeled (English)
8 fresh Mint leaves
2 fl oz Rutte Dry Gin
3/4 fl oz Lime juice (freshly squeezed)
1/2 fl oz Giffard Sugar Cane Syrup
1/2 fl oz Thomas Henry Soda Water
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Our comment:

A riff on the Southside using cucumber – an ingredient originally inspired by Hendrick's Gin having recently launched when this gin cocktail was first created.

History:

Created in 2004 by George Delgado at Libation, New York City, USA – originally as a long drink. Christy Pope took the Eastside to Milk & Honey where this now popular straight-up version was created.

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

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