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Gimlet cocktail

Classic Gimlet

The Gimlet is classic cocktail that is the perfect go-to cocktail for the home mixologist — especially in the summer. It's easy, quick to put together and can be customized in all kinds of fun ways. The drink may be made with gin or vodka. Classicists tend to prefer gin in their Gimlets but the vodka version is popular too. Here are some variations that are fairly easy to come by or make yourself.


Standard Bar Version[]

Better Bar & Home Mixologist Version[]

Best Classic Version[]

Best Vodka Version[]

Directions for All[]

  1. Shake with ice and serve Straight Up.
  2. Garnish with a lime twist or a lime wheel.