The French Gimlet

July 29, 2017 (Last Updated: November 5, 2020)

The French Gimlet is refreshingly elegant, delightfully floral with lime citrus, and perfect for a lovely cocktail party signature.

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This cocktail is my go-to for dinner and cocktail parties at any time of year, and for any occasion. I’ll often pre-mix at least 1 or 2 glass bottles of it before cocktail parties so all I have to do is pour, shake, garnish and serve.

Make sure to frost your glasses and shake this one nice and hard. It’s best served extra frosty.

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The French Gimlet

The French Gimlet is a perfect cocktail party signature cocktail.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: French
Keyword: gin
Servings: 1 Cocktail
Calories: 237kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces gin

  • 1 ounce St. Germain
  • 1/2 ounce fresh squeezed lime juice

Instructions

  • Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and add your ingredients.

  • Shake vigorously and pour. Garnish with something lovely.

Nutrition

Serving: 1Cocktail | Calories: 237kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin C: 4.3mg

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