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French gimlet

French Gimlet (St Germain Cocktail)

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


A French gimlet is a sophisticated St Germain cocktail with a spin on the classic! Three ingredients (St Germain, lime and gin) combine make this refreshing and chic drink.


  • 2 ounces (4 tablespoons) gin
  • 1 1/2 ounces (3 tablespoons) St Germain
  • 1/2 ounce (1 tablespoon) lime juice
  • For the garnish: lime wedge
  • Splash of soda water (optional)


  1. Add gin, lime juice, and St Germain to a cocktail shaker. Fill with a handful of ice and shake until cold.
  2. Strain into glass. Garnish with a lime wedge and serve.
  • Category: Drink
  • Method: Shaken
  • Cuisine: Cocktails
  • Diet: Vegan

Keywords: St Germain Cocktail Recipes, St Germain Gin Cocktail, French Gimlet