Austrailian Gimlet

A delightful take on the classic gimlet.



  • 45ml

    Tanqueray No.TEN

  • 20ml

    Fresh Lime Juice

  • 15ml

    Orgeat Syrup

  • 5ml

    Lemongrass Syrup

  • 1

    dash of Angostura Bitters

  • 1

    Grapefruit Wedge (Garnish)

0 units of alcohol per serve


  • 1

    Mixing glass

  • 1

    Ice Scoop

  • 1


  • 1

    Cocktail shaker

  • 1

    Hawthorne Strainer

  • 1

    Fine Strainer

  • 1




  • Preparation
    1. Shake all the liquid ingredients with Ice.
    2. Strain into a chilled Martini Glass.
    3. Garnish with a Grapefruit Wedge.
  • Alcohol content

    Alcohol content

    17.1 g per serve

Interesting facts

The traditional Gimlet has equal parts, gin and lime juice. Over the years, palates have demanded a more balanced flavour.

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 It was originally made with gin and lime juice, and was used as a way to prevent scurvy among sailors.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