Gin Gimlet

Drink

Gin Gimlet

Serves 1
  • Drinks

Ingredients 

Gimlet

  • 2 ounces Catskill Distilling Company Curious Gin
  • ¾ ounce lime cordial (may be adjusted to taste; recipe follows)
  • 1 kaffir lime leaf

Lime Cordial

  • 1 cup finely strained lime juice
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 inches fresh ginger, sliced
  • (lemongrass and white peppercorns may also be added)
  • makes 2 cups

Method 

Gimlet​

  1. Place all the ingredients in a mixing glass and fill with ice.
  2. Stir until well-chilled, then strain into a cocktail glass. 
  3. Garnish with a kaffir lime leaf.

Lime Cordial

  1. In a saucepan over medium heat, bring the lime juice to a bare simmer.
  2. Add the sugar, stirring until dissolved. 
  3. Add the ginger (and lemongrass and/or peppercorns if using) and gently simmer, 10 to 15 minutes.

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