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Gimlet Cocktail Recipe

Welcome to our exclusive exploration of the Gimlet, a cocktail that promises to tantalize your taste buds and elevate your mixology experience. Whether you’re a cocktail enthusiast or a curious beginner who likes Gin, Lime Juice Cordial, or Lime, this drink might impress.

Table of contents:

  1. Description
  2. Ingredients
  3. Instructions
  4. Nutrition
  5. Shopping list
  6. Related Cocktails
  7. FAQ
  8. Conclusion

Gimlet Cocktail Description

The Gimlet falls under the Ordinary Drink and Alcoholic categories, making it a perfect choice for those who appreciate a drink with character. Served in Cocktail glass, this drink tastes exquisite and presents itself visually appealing.

Indulge in the Gimlet, where each of the 3 ingredients, including Gin, Lime juice cordial, Lime, plays a crucial role in creating an unforgettable experience. This cocktail is a testament to the fusion of tradition and innovation. For similar adventures in taste, try Meiner, Long Beach, Cornell Cocktail.

Gimlet Ingredients

A great cocktail starts with the right ingredients. For the Gimlet, you will need the following:

US Metric
  • 2 oz Gin
  • 1/2 oz Lime juice cordial (Rose’s)
  • 1 Lime wedge
  • 59 ml Gin
  • 16.95 ml Lime juice cordial (Rose’s)
  • 1 Lime wedge

Each component in this cocktail plays a vital role in creating the unique flavor profile of this drink.

How to Make a Gimlet Cocktail

Preparation time: 5
Total time: 10

Creating the Gimlet cocktail is an art in itself. Follow these steps for the perfect outcome:

To craft this exquisite cocktail, begin by gently stirring the following ingredients: 2 oz Gin, 1/2 oz Lime juice cordial (Rose’s), 1 Lime wedge. Once blended to perfection, pour into the cocktail glass and enjoy. The process is as enjoyable as savoring the drink itself.

Nutrition Facts for the Gimlet Cocktail

Calories Fat Carbs Protein
300.0 0.0 75.0 0.0

Please note that the figures in the table for Gimlet are only approximate values, as for each raw material, the manufacturers use different ingredients to make their products. A general value has been used based on the ingredients (which may be substituted) to calculate the nutrition results in this recipe. The values shown are per serving.

Shopping List for the Gimlet Cocktail

To prepare this cocktail, ensure you have these items on your shopping list: Gin, Lime Juice Cordial, and Lime.

Quality ingredients are key to the perfect cocktail, Gimlet.

Interesting Facts

The ingredients used in the Gimlet cocktail are also found in many other drinks. This list shows how many times each ingredient is used in the recipes and what proportion of each ingredient is used in the cocktail descriptions on our Cocktails recipe & Drinks site.

Used Ingredient Applied % of Total Cocktails
Gin 1429 times 8.74%
Lime Juice Cordial 17 times 0.10%
Lime 357 times 2.18%

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Gimlet FAQ

  • Q: How do you make the Gimlet Cocktail?
  • A: Follow the detailed instructions above to mix the perfect Gimlet.
  • Q: What ingredients do I need for the Gimlet?
  • A: The ingredients include Gin, Lime Juice Cordial, and Lime, all of which contribute to its unique taste.
  • Q: Which is the best glass for the Gimlet cocktail?
  • A: In our experience, Cocktail glass is the best match for this drink. This glassware appears 1145 times in our mixing recipes, resulting in 7.00% of the cocktailing instructions.


The Gimlet cocktail is more than just a drink; it’s a sensory journey. From its intricate blend of flavors to its elegant presentation, this cocktail is a testament to the art of mixology. Whether you’re hosting a party or enjoying a quiet evening, the Gimlet is the perfect addition to any occasion.

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