A lime a day keeps Scurvy away! Classic, tasty and easy to make, the Gimlet cocktail is bound to be your go to cocktail for a quick tasty drink. Tangy, sweet, and aromatic. Lighten up your day with this botanical cocktail!

Gimlet Gin Cocktail Origin

The Gimlet was made popular by army officers in the 19th century. As to its creator and actual origin, we're still quite unsure about that. But it sure is a fun drink!

Gimlet Gin Cocktail Recipe

Here are the ingredients and steps to make a great Gimlet Gin Cocktail

Gimlet Gin Cocktail Ingredients

  • 50ml Bright Night Wild Tasmanian Gin
  • 25ml Lime juice
  • 20ml Simple syrup
  • How to make Gimlet Gin Cocktail

  • Squeeze the juice of roughly a full medium to large sized lime
  • Fill a shaker with some ice, 50ml of Bright Night Gin, lime juice and simple syrup
  • Shake until the shaker is very cold
  • Strain into a coupe glass
  • Garnish with a lime wheel / lime peel twist
  • Interesting Facts about Gimlet Gin Cocktail

  • The Gimlet got its name from the gimlet tool, which is a hand-held drill. The drink is named this way because of its drilling, piercing effect on the drinkers! Alternatively, it could have been named after Sir Thomas Gimlette, who might have come up with this drink as a way to combat scurvy.
  • Gimlet Gin Cocktail Gallery

    Here are some photos of Gimlet Gin Cocktail that we took when we made the cocktail ourselves. We would love to see your photos when you make this cocktail. Please tag us at @brightnightgin on instagram, facebook and tiktok if you are sharing your cocktail photos.

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