How to Make the Gin Gimlet

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!



Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes


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


  1. Add the Gin and Rose's to a shaker
  2. Fill the shaker with ice and shake
  3. Strain into a coupe glass

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