The Gimlet

What’s a classic cocktail if not a Gimlet? Perfectly balanced, stunning simplicity, beautiful look at, delicious, and super simple to make. The basic presentation of the opaque cocktail sitting in a coupe glass with a lime wheel is incredibly alluring. This simple cocktail is one you need to know how to make!

If you want a similar cocktail in ingredients, style, and flavor, checkout the The Bastard French 75

Gimlet - Black Tie Kitchen

The Gimlet

Yield: 1 cocktail
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Total Time: 2 minutes

Don't let the glass fool you - this cocktail hits harder than Gimli's Axe




  1. Pour ice and water into your coupe glass and set aside to chill.
  2. Pour the lime juice, simple syrup, and gin into a shaker cup.
  3. Add ice, cover, and shake for 20 seconds.
  4. Empty out the coupe glass and shake any excess water off.
  5. Double strain the cocktail into the coupe glass.
  6. Garnish with a lime wheel.
  7. Serve and enjoy responsibly!


Great cocktail for hot weather, but be careful with them... they're dangerous!

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Nutrition Information
Serving Size 1 cocktail
Amount Per Serving Calories 150Carbohydrates 0g

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