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Gimlet Recipe-1610

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The British say that the secret of a truly good gimlet is thorough mixing with ice. If you substitute fresh lime juice for the Rose’s lime juice, add 1 teaspoon confectioners’ sugar. If desired, the rim of the glass may frosted by dipping it in lime juice, then granulated sugar. Chill the sugar-frosted glass thoroughly before preparing the drink.


  • 2 oz. (¼ cup) gin
  • ½ oz. (1 Tbsp.) Rose’s lime juice
  • Lime slice, optional


Shake liquid ingredients with ice. Strain into chilled glass; garnish with lime.

© 1998 Sharon Tyler Herbst and Rob Herbst

Note from Cookstr's Editors

Nutritional information is based on the entire recipe.


Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

149kcal (7%)
2mg (0%)
1mg (2%)
0mcg RAE (0%)
0mg (0%)
4mg (0%)
0g (0%)
0g (0%)
0mg (0%)

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