Gin Gimlet

Gin Gimlet

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A classic sweet and sour cocktail served in a traditional a cocktail 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.

Ingredients:

Equipment:

  • Small martini glass
  • Cocktail shaker

Optional: soda water and orange slices

Instructions:

  • 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 pour into a glass
  • Top with a splash of soda water if desired.
  • Garnish with a thick orange round sliced into the center to hook over rim
  • Serve ad enjoy

Want to experiment: Add 2-3 drops of orange bitters or splash of aperol to taste.

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