Limey

Limey image

Serve in

Martini glass...
2 fl oz Lime flavoured vodka
½ fl oz Freshly squeezed lime juice
½ fl oz Sugar syrup (2 sugar to 1 water)
fl oz Rose's lime cordial
3 dash Angostura Aromatic Bitters
½ fl oz Chilled water (omit if wet ice)
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How to make:

SHAKE all ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass.

Garnish:

Lime zest twist

Comment:

A rust coloured drink with a delicately sour flavour.

About:

Created by yours truly (Simon Difford) in 2001 and named this drink after the British Naval tradition of mixing lime juice with spirits in an attempt to prevent scurvy. This practice gained British sailors the nickname 'limeys'.

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