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Gin gimlet

Gin Gimlet

  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 drink 1x


The gin gimlet is a classic cocktail made of lime juice and gin. Here’s an easy recipe for this refreshing drink that takes only 5 minutes to make!


  • 2 ounces (4 tablespoons) gin
  • 1/2 ounce (1 tablespoon) lime juice
  • 1/2 ounce ( 1 tablespoon) simple syrup or pure maple syrup
  • Splash of soda water (optional)


  1. Add gin, lime juice, and syrup to a cocktail shaker. Fill with ice and shake until cold.
  2. Strain into glass and top with a splash of soda water, if desired. Garnish with a lime wheel and serve.
  • Category: Drink
  • Method: Mixed
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: Gin Gimlet, Gimlet Cocktail, Gin Gimlet Cocktail Recipe