Classic Gin Gimlet

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 5 min
  • Active: 5 min
  • Yield: 1 drink
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Ingredients

2 ounces gin

3/4 ounce fresh lime juice 

3/4 ounce simple syrup 

Cucumber wheel or lime wedge, for garnish

Directions

  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and pour in the gin, lime juice and simple syrup. Stir vigorously with a long cocktail spoon until very cold.
  2. Strain into a chilled coupe or martini glass, or strain over a rocks glass filled with ice, depending on preference. Garnish with the cucumber wheel and serve immediately.