Gin Gimlet

Orange Gimlet

The Gimlet is a classic sweet and sour cocktail served in a traditional a cocktail coup glass which is similar in shape to a martini glass but smaller with a shorter stem. Because this cocktail is so simple its all about the quality of the syrup and gin. The cocktail shaker filled with crushed ice quickly chills the beverage.



  • Small martini glass
  • Cocktail shaker


  • Fill cocktail shaker with crushed ice.
  • Add 1 shot (30 ml) of syrup and 1 ½ shots (45ml) of gin
  • Shake well until cold then strain into a chilled coup glass
  • Garnish with a thick orange round sliced into the centre to hook over rim
  • Serve and enjoy

Option 1: To strong- add a splash of soda water and orange slices

Option 2: Too sweet- add 2-3 drops of orange bitters or splash of Aperol to cocktail shaker.

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