How to make a Gimlet

Gimlet Cocktail Recipe

Created to help prevent scurvy on English Naval ships as officers weren’t taking their rations of lime for it’s vitamin C. A lot of recipes call for Rose’s Lime Cordial but below is the recipe for a fresh Gimlet made using sweetened fresh lime juice.


  • 60mL Gin
  • 15mL Fresh Lime Juice
  • 15mL Sugar Syrup (1:1)

Check out the original Gimlet recipe and brief history at Gin Foundry.


  1. Add all the ingredients to your cocktail shaker
  2. Shake & double strain into a chilled coupe glass
  3. Garnish with a lime wheel

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