Tanqueray London Dry Gin
Fresh Lime Juice
Teaspoon Lime Cordial
0 units of alcohol per serve
Preparation1. Stir all ingredients in an ice-filled mixing glass.2. Strain into a chilled Coupe glass.3. Garnish with a Lime Twist.
17.2 g per serve
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 It was originally made with gin and lime juice, and was used as a way to prevent scurvy among sailors.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