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How to Make the Gin Gimlet

The best tasting cure for scurvy there is! Rose’s Lime Cordial was invented for sailors to add to their daily gin allowance. Although there was no more scurvy on the high seas, the sailors developed a penchant for this lime-gin combo and so did the rest of us.

This classic Gimlet might be a more refined version, but it’s just as popular!

If you want to try another two ingredient gin cocktail, then the G&T or Gin Martini couldn’t be easier. Lime lover? Then another gin & lime concoction, the Cornish Highball, might be for you or, we can’t forget, The Margarita, a lime lover’s favorite!



The Gimlet is a classic cocktail made with gin, lime juice, and simple syrup, often served straight up or on the rocks. It offers a refreshing and tangy beverage experience.
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Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Cocktails
Cuisine British
Servings 1
Calories 136 kcal


  • 2 oz London Dry Gin
  • 2/3 oz Rose’s Lime Cordial



Calories: 136kcalCarbohydrates: 2gProtein: 0.1gFat: 0.01gSodium: 1mgPotassium: 23mgFiber: 0.1gSugar: 0.3gVitamin A: 9IUVitamin C: 6mgCalcium: 3mgIron: 0.04mg
Keyword Gimlet
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