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Emily Gilmore's Gimlets


Course Drinks
Prep Time 15 minutes
Servings 2


  • 4 TBS water
  • 4 TBS granulated sugar
  • ice
  • 6 oz gin
  • 3 oz lime juice freshly squeezed
  • 2 lime slices for garnish


  • Make Simple Syrup: Combine water and sugar in a small saucepan. Over medium heat, stir until sugar is fully dissolved and a syrup-like liquid forms. Remove from heat and let cool for 5 minutes.
  • Mix Cocktail: Half-fill a shaker with ice. Add the simple syrup, gin and lime juice. Shake vigorously for 1-2 minutes. Strain into glass. Attach lime slices to edge of glasses. Serve.