Basil Lime Gimlet

Add a little zing to your gimlet! Cîroc Vodka with fresh Lime and Basil leaves...a herbal and vibrant sensation.
Basil Lime Gimlet


  • 1.75oz

    Cîroc Vodka

  • 0.5oz


  • 0.5oz

    Simple Syrup

  • 2

    Basil Leaves (Garnish)

0 units of alcohol per serve


  • 1

    Rocks Glass

  • 1

    Ice Scoop

  • 1


  • 1

    Cocktail Shaker

  • 1

    Hawthorne Strainer

  • 1




  • Preparation
    1. Shake all the liquid ingredients with ice.
    2. Strain into an ice-filled Rocks glass.
    3. Garnish with Basil leaves.
  • Alcohol Content

    Alcohol content:

    15.8 g per serve

Interesting facts

The traditional Gimlet has equal parts, Gin and Lime Juice. Over the years, palates have demanded a more balanced flavor.

History of the drink

The drink was created by British Royal Navy surgeon Sir Thomas Gimlette in the 19th century. It was oriGinally made with Gin and Lime Juice, and was used as a way to prevent scurvy among sailors. The recipe eventually made its way to shore, where it became a popular cocktail, where barteners tweaked the recipe making it much more palatable.