Serve in aCoupe glass
Luxardo Maraschino cherry
How to make:
SHAKE all ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass.
|2 fl oz
|Hayman's London Dry Gin
|1 1/4 fl oz
|Lime cordial (sweetened lime juice)
|3/4 fl oz
|Lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
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Schumann uses fresh citrus sourness to balance rich lime cordial but opts for lighter lemon juice rather than lime as is classic with a Gimlet.
A riff on the classic Gimlet created in 1983 by the famous bartender and cocktail author Charles Schumann of Munich, Germany. This "Schumann's Gimlet" is one of several Gimlet recipes in his 1995 book American Bar book.
SCHUMANN'S GIMLET (1983)Charles Schumann, 1995
¾ oz lemon juice
1¼oz Rose's lime juice
2 oz gin
Shake well over ice cubes in a shaker, strain into chilled cocktail glass.
One serving of Gimlet (Schumann's recipe) contains 153 calories.